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Study: Latino children attending more racially isolated elementary schools

The study comes as new data from the RAND Corp.’s American Educator Panels shows white principals and teachers are less likely than nonwhite educators to say their university pre-service training programs adequately prepared them to work with students of color and those from low-income families. The authors of the ER article note immigrant families often live in “traditional urban enclaves” where they seldom interact with white families, or they “move to new destinations in the Midwest or South, where school officials may be ill-prepared to welcome and serve low-income Latino families.”

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