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Document Number: 7252

Lost Learning, Forgotten Promises: A National Analysis of School Racial Segregation, Student Achievement, and “Controlled Choice” Plans - This report considers the educational consequences of the considerable racial segregation that remains in schools today and the potential of controlled choice to address them. Using test score information required by NCLB, the study analyzes the effects of segregation in more than 22,000 schools across the country that enroll more than 18 million students. The new information is used to address two basic questions: First, do minority students learn more in integrated schools? Second, would racial integration improve the equity of learning outcomes in general and in the Louisville and Seattle districts that are the subjects of the Court case? (Douglas N. Harris, Center for American Progress, November 2006) ...


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