Racial, economic gaps are widening among NYC’s free pre-K programs, researchers say
Chalkbeat has this article:
The quality of programs serving mostly Black and Latino students has stalled or declined slightly, and is lower in census tracts with higher poverty levels, according to the Berkeley analysis released this week. Meanwhile program quality was improving at centers serving mostly white and Asian children, and was higher in wealthier neighborhoods.
The findings mirror the conclusions of a similar analysis conducted by Princeton researchers last summer.
New York City is home to one of the most segregated school systems in the country, and pre-K classrooms are even more segregated than those in the later grades, research has shown. De Blasio has been reluctant to tackle segregation in the nation’s largest school system. That aversion that could now drag down his foremost policy achievement.
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