Integrated Schools in a Segregated City

Publication date: 
October, 2016
Center for New York Affairs

Integrated Schools in a Segregated City

New York City is one of the most segregated school systems in the country, but some schools buck the trend and enroll a mix of children of different races and income levels. How do they do it? And how can their success be replicated?

The staff of InsideSchools, a project of the Center for New York City Affairs, visited 80 elementary schools to find out how some formerly high-poverty schools have succeeded in attracting children from a range of races, ethnicities and income levels. We published our findings in Integrated Schools in a Segregated City.

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