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We can draw school zones to make classrooms less segregated.

By Alvin Craig, Vox.com
alvin@vox.com

Illustration of an urban/suburban area separated by walls, drawn in various shades of blue, that represents segregated school districts.

Illustration courtesy of Vox.com

Groups with political clout — mainly wealthier, whiter communities — have pushed policies that help white families live in heavily white areas and attend heavily white schools.

The result is that schools today are re-segregating. In fact, schools in the South are as segregated now as they were about 50 years ago, not long after the landmark Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision.

This article from Vox.com by Alvin Craig contains a chart where you can plug in your state and county district, and it will show you how segregated your district is.

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We can draw school zones to make classrooms less segregated. This is how well your district does.