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Report: NYC schools remain segregated even within diverse districts

Though racial, ethnic and socioeconomic segregation between districts in New York City and in other urban districts nationwide is well-documented, this study shows segregation within school districts is also a problem. Even within fairly diverse school districts, many schools’ student populations were highly racially segregated.

At the same time, these findings also offer education leaders a realistic place to begin integration efforts. Districts 2 and 3 in Manhattan, Districts 13 and 15 in Brooklyn and District 27 in Queens had the largest shares of unrepresentative schools.

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