Neighborhoods Are Integrated While Schools Stay Segregated

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A new study found that in many parts of New York City, schools are way more segregated by race and class than the surrounding neighborhoods.

Here to explain why, from the group that crunched the numbers and generated the map: Clara Hemphill, founder of InsideSchools at the New School's Center for New York City Affairs.

"I think school choice often makes things worse," said Hemphill, explaining that many affluent parents spend money and time figuring out how to apply to better schools while lower-income parents tend to sign their kids up the day before their local school starts.