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School Locations Urban – Suburban - Rural. URBANRURALSUBURB % Kids30%21%35% Small School1%10%1% Poverty47%35%28% White35%78%62% Private School15%7%13%

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1 School Locations Urban – Suburban - Rural

2 URBANRURALSUBURB % Kids30%21%35% Small School1%10%1% Poverty47%35%28% White35%78%62% Private School15%7%13% L.E.P.14%7%2% School Locations Urban – Suburban - Rural

3 Race In Cities/Suburbs Percent Non-Whites Nashville40% Chicago58% Philadelphia63% Washington DC63% AVERAGE CITY65% New York City65% Atlanta67% New Orleans67% Memphis70% San Antonio73% Houston75% Detroit89% How Do You Desegregate Urban Schools When Some Of The Largest Cities In The Country Are Predominately Minority?

4 Race In Cities/Suburbs Percent Non-Whites Nashville40% Chicago58% Philadelphia63% Washington DC63% AVERAGE CITY65% New York City65% Atlanta67% New Orleans67% Memphis70% San Antonio73% Houston75% Detroit89% In big cities, Black and Latino students are twice as likely to attend “apartheid” schools. About 65% of Black and Latino students in big cities attend schools with less than 10 percent white students. Sociologist Gary Orfield Since the early 1990’s, we’ve seen rapid racial resegregation in public schools – especially in the South. Though often associated with urban schools, resegregation is now spreading into the suburbs.

5 Race In Cities/Suburbs Percent Non-Whites Nashville40% Chicago58% Philadelphia63% Washington DC63% AVERAGE CITY65% New York City65% Atlanta67% New Orleans67% Memphis70% San Antonio73% Houston75% Detroit89% RACE IN THE ‘BURBS 54% of White students attend schools that are majority White 67% of Black students attend non-White majority schools. 75% of Latino students attend non-White majority schools. 43% of Asian students attend non-White majority schools. Tefera et al, 2011

6 URBANRURALSUBURB % Kids30%21%35% Small School1%10%1% Poverty47%35%28% White35%78%62% Private School15%7%13% L.E.P.14%7%2% School Locations Urban – Suburban - Rural

7 URBANRURALSUBURB Parents - Events65%79%72% Parents Volunteer38%42%45% Dad Some College76%63%76% High Expectations70%58%75% Parents – Library48%38%47% Parents – Museum22%15%21% School Locations Urban – Suburban - Rural

8 URBANRURALSUBURB Federal Funding11%9%6% $ Per Student$8,100$8,400$7,900 Teacher Experience14.5 yrs13.6 yrs14.1 yrs Teacher Pay$44,000$43,000$46,000 Internet50%41%49% AP Courses93%69%96% School Locations Urban – Suburban - Rural

9 URBANRURALSUBURB Reading Proficiency*18%25%26% Math Proficiency25%32%34% Science Proficiency17%29%28% Drop Outs13%11%9% Bachelors Degrees34%21%34% School Locations Urban – Suburban - Rural * Solid academic performance for fourth grade. Compare to “basic” (partial mastery of materials) and “advanced” (superior performance )

10 The Ben Franklin Bridge was 75 years old in In what year was the bridge 5 years old? a)1951 b)1976 c)1984 d) % Got It Right 27% of “Basic” Kids 46% of “Proficient” Kids 77% of “Advanced” Kids What does the word “pleading” mean in this sentence: “Ducks,” she said again, her eyes pleading. a)Yelling b)Begging c)Looking d)Blinking 52% Got It Right 51% of “Basic” Kids 76% of “Proficient” Kids 92% of “Advanced” Kids The surface of the moon is covered with craters. Most of these craters were formed by a)Eruptions of active volcanoes b)The impact of many meteoroids c)Shifting rock on the moon’s surface (“moonquakes”) d)Tidal forces caused by the Earth and Sun 47% Got It Right 46% of “Basic” Kids 73% of “Proficient” Kids 90% of “Advanced” Kids Nat’l Assessment of Educational Progress (2005) Sample Questions

11 URBANRURALSUBURB Reading Proficiency18%25%26% Math Proficiency25%32%34% Science Proficiency17%29%28% Drop Outs13%11%9% Bachelors Degrees34%21%34% School Locations Urban – Suburban - Rural


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