The Civil Rights Problem in U.S. Schools: 10 New Numbers

Anya Kamenetz, NPR, June 7, 2016

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Today, the U.S. Education Department released its 2013-2014 CRDC results, covering more than 95,000 schools and 50 million students.

There’s a lot to wade through, but these are some of the numbers that jumped out at us (links are to previous NPR coverage).

      • 49.7 percent of public school students are students of color: 24.7 percent Hispanic or Latino of any race, 15.5 percent black or African-American, 4.8 percent Asian, 3.1 percent two or more races.

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