Education

Rising Concern

September 11, 2002 1 min read

The chart below shows how states’ rates of racial segregation in schools compare with their rates of segregation in residential neighborhoods. States scoring lower on the scale have comparatively lower rates of segregation in schools, but many states’ rates have increased.

Rising Concern

SOURCE: Draft of “Integrating Neighborhoods, Segregating Schools: The Retreat From School Desegregation in the South, 1990-2000,” by Sean F. Reardon and John T. Yun. (Requires Adobe’s Acrobat Reader.)