'Brown at 60': Segregation Plaguing US Schools: Report

Six decades after the formal desegregation of U.S. schools, segregation along lines of race and class continues to plague nation-wide education, according to a report released Thursday by the UCLA’s Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles.

Entitled , the study finds that Black and Latino students are more likely to be enrolled in poor schools than their White and Asian counterparts—who are more likely to be found in middle-class schools.

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Segregation is the worst in the “central cities of the largest metropolitan areas,” according to a report summary.

New York, Illinois, and California share the dubious title of worst in the nation for segregating Black youth. California is also number one for isolating Latino students.

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