Tag: Public-schools

Segregated Schools Nearly Doubled From 2000

The repeated practice of racially segregating schools in the U.S. has increased in recent years. And a new report concluded that segregating schools has negative effects on the education minority students receive. Overall, students who attend racially segregated schools are considerably less likely to be put on track to excel…

Report: Black and Latino Children Are Affected Most by Public-School Closures

By Julissa Catalan A new report by Journey for Justice (J4J)—an alliance made up of multiple grassroots organizations around the country that strive to improve public schooling—illustrates the affects of public-school closures in underrepresented communities. Cities like Chicago—where 49 public schools were shut down last year, affecting 88 percent of…