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Gentrification: how a changing neighborhood affects local schools




A restorative justice circle at Edna Brewer Middle School in Oakland, Calif.
A restorative justice circle at Edna Brewer Middle School in Oakland, Calif.
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Californians are no stranger to gentrification. As people find cheaper housing, this often means long-term residents get pushed out among other changes to the neighborhood and community. 

So, how does gentrification affect access to education and the demographics of the students who go there?

It's a question explored by KQED reporter,  Zaidee Stavely in her coverage of segregation in Oakland schools

Take Two's Deepa Fernandes spoke with Zaidee Stavely about how gentrification is changing the educational landscape in Oakland. 

To hear the full interview, click the blue arrow above.