Tuesday, January 24, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews
Vox reported earlier this month on a series of recent studies that find most school districts draw attendance zones that “are gerrymandered to put white students in classrooms that are even whiter than the communities they live in. The result, they say, is that schools today are re-segregating.
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Thursday, January 4, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews
According to a Chicago Reporter analysis published Dec. 19, “Chicago’s public schools lost more than 52,000 black students. Now, the school district, which was majority black for half a century, is on pace to become majority Latino.”
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Thursday, October 26, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews
A two-part Chicago Tribune investigative piece, published online Oct. 25, reports that majority-minority suburbs with relatively high concentrations of low-income residents, pay more for water service (and for fees related to maintenance and reconnections) than some of the wealthiest (and whitest) suburbs in the country.
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