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Report: Students in California more segregated than ever

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Sixty years ago this month, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that racial segregation in public schools was unconstitutional. But, it looks like not much has changed since Brown vs Board of Education, at least not in California.

Today, UCLA released a report revealing that students in California are more segregated than ever. In particular, the study finds that California is the third worst state when it comes to school segregation for African Americans, and is the state in which Latino students are most segregated.

The report's  author Gary Orfield, co-director of the Civil Rights Project at UCLA, joins the show to explain the findings. 

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