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Inequity Remains 50 Years After Coleman Report

Fifty years after a report tracked the opportunity gaps between white and black students in K-12 schools across the United States change can be measured in some areas, but significant gaps clearly remain.

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In their 1966 report to Congress, James S. Coleman and his team submitted complex analyses of the opportunity gaps between white and black students in K-12 schools across the United States. In a comparison with modern statistics, change can be measured in some areas, but significant gaps in equity and achievement clearly remain. (Education Week)

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