Dallas Colleges, Long Segregated, Charge Ahead On Variety

Two years ago, under Mr. Hinojosa’s predecessor, the Dallas schools set a goal of starting more than 35 new schools by 2020.
He sent all three of his sons to Dallas public schools.
But these people have not enrolled their children in public schools, with the exception of a few coveted neighborhood schools and selective magnet programs.
Andrew C. Stoker, senior minister of First United Methodist Church of Dallas, sends his two sons, who are white, to Hispanic-majority public schools.
A third of black and Hispanic students attend schools that are more than 90 percent nonwhite, according to research from the Century Foundation, and those racially segregated schools are overwhelmingly low-performing.

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