Racial, Economic, and Linguistic Segregation

  title={Racial, Economic, and Linguistic Segregation},
  author={Nicholas F. Jacobs},
  journal={Education and Urban Society},
  pages={120 - 141}
  • N. Jacobs
  • Published 1 January 2013
  • Economics
  • Education and Urban Society
The author examines racial, economic, and linguistic segregation in the Washington, D.C. charter school system and asks, “Are government supports aimed at deterring segregation effective at preventing enrollment bias in charter schools?” The author shows that charter schools in Washington, D.C. remain heavily segregated even though market supports meant to deter racial, economic, and linguistic segregation have been adopted. The findings of this study are generalizable to other charter school… 

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