Public Education

Essays on New York City Education

While gentrification is disheartening as it tears apart communities of working-class families who can only afford to live in that area, it may bring around some integration for the school in that surrounding community. 

As I have been more and more educated in the New York City public school system, I have realized there is a big problem: segregation. Simply by speaking with others, one can tell to what extent schools are segregated.

Although Brown v. Board of Education decided more than six decades ago that segregation in public schools was unconstitutional, children today are more racially and socioeconomically isolated than they have been in decades.

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This project was created by: Driss William Camara, Irving Gonzalez, Isabel Gomez, Jennifer Arnaud and Teaching Assistant Luna Rey

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