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early age when, in theory, environmental inﬂuences are less deterministic and thus
children can achieve according to individual talents. However, examination of educational
systems across the nation reveals that black and Latino students are more segregated now
than two decades ago, that the schools they attend are comparatively underresourced, and
that within the schools they are provided fewer academic opportunities and are treated
more punitively than their white counterparts. The link between these features and
educational outcomes is strong. National Education Dollars by District Minority Enrollment: 1996–2000 L owest
Minority Enrollment $6,349 Next-to-Highest
Minority Enrollment $5,953 Highest
$4,000 Note: Dollars are adjusted for
student needs and regional
cost differences. Districts are
divided into quarters by
enrollment. $6,684 Source: Education Trust.
$5,000 $6,000 $7,000 STATE AND LOCAL EDUCATION TAX REVENUES PER STUDENT 27 Nationwide, the school districts with the highest minority enrollment have, on avera...
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