DC students are more likely to attend schools that are economically diverse than racially diverse | GGWash

December 21, 2018
  • D.C. Policy Center
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On December 21, 2018, Greater Greater Washington covered a new report from the D.C. Policy Center on economic and racial diversity in D.C. public schools and public charter schools:

D.C.’s racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic demographics are changing, but are these demographic changes reflected in D.C.’s public schools? A new report from the D.C. Policy Center reveals perhaps surprising patterns of diversity in the city’s schools: while more than half of DCPS and public charter schools serve students from just one racial or ethnic group, students are much more likely to attend schools that are economically diverse.

Read more: D.C. students are more likely to attend schools that are economically diverse than racially diverse | Greater Greater Washington

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