Well-off liberals choose mostly white schools | Joanne

Karen Mondol teachers fifth graders at P.S. 165 in Manhattan. The mostly Latino school draws few white students from its neighborhood. Photo: Karsten Moran/New York Times

Parents who have a choice tend to choose high-scoring schools! And those schools usually have lots of affluent and middle-class white and Asian-American students and few low-income blacks and Latinos.

Liberal parents say they value diversity but choose majority white schools for their children, reports Katie Taylor in the New York Times.

A look at the history of District 3, which stretches along the West Side of…

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