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Report finds NY schools most segregated, but diversity a strength here

Students from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Magnet School in Schenectady are dismissed from school on Thursday.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Students from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Magnet School in Schenectady are dismissed from school on Thursday.
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New York state has the most segregated schools in the nation, according to a new study — but Schenectady is bucking the trend. In many schools in the state, black and Latino students predominantly attend schools in which less than 10 percent of the students are white. Likewise, white students attend schools in which minorities are rare. The report by the Civil Rights Project at the University of California at Los Angeles looks at enrollment ...

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