Shaw Middle School advocates: Two communities, two buildings and one red herring | The DC Line

May 13, 2019
  • D.C. Policy Center
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On May 13, 2019, the D.C. Policy Center’s report, Landscape of Diversity in D.C. Public Schools, was cited by The DC Line:

The Banneker community of high-achieving black and Latino scholars, whose students are chosen from a highly selective citywide application pool, was pitted against another community — the growing and improving by-right elementary schools in the center of our city. These neighborhood schools are mostly high-poverty with a substantial number of special education students and 44 percent of students classified as at-risk. They serve students from all eight wards and are among the most organically diverse in the city.

Read more: Shaw Middle School advocates: Two communities, two buildings and one red herring | The DC Line

Related: Landscape of Diversity in D.C. Public Schools | D.C. Policy Center

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