January 21, 2020

755 city schools are more segregated than their neighborhoods: report

Read the entire article by Victoria Merlino and Meaghan McGoldrick on Queens Daily Eagle.

New York City schools remain deeply segregated, according to a new report that found that a pair of Brooklyn school districts had among the highest rates of segregation in the city.

The study, conducted by the Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York, found that 41 percent of all New York City schools — 755 in total — did not reflect their districts’ demographics.

“New York City schools are still deeply segregated and lack diversity,” said Daryl Hornick-Becker, a policy and advocacy associate at CCC. “This is shown through experiences, personal testimony, and it’s shown through academic study."

To read the complete article, visit Queens Daily Eagle.