How can New Orleans increase racial diversity in public schools?

08/30/2010 | NPR.org

Some parents in New Orleans are advocating for more racial diversity in the city's public schools, which is comprised of predominantly black students though the population of the city is 40% white. Some speculate that diversity will grow as schools created or overhauled in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina continue to show positive results and higher test scores, but others say it will be difficult to break the city's long tradition of private-school enrollment.

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