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From NPR: Parents Push For Diversity In New Orleans' Schools

The New Orleans school system has been almost completely remade since Hurricane Katrina hit five years ago: Test scores are climbing, new charter schools are opening all the time, and facilities are being upgraded. But one thing has changed littleā€”the population of the city's public schools is overwhelmingly African-American.


From USA Today: Kindergartens see more Hispanic, Asian students

The kindergarten class of 2010-11 is less white, less black, more Asian and much more Hispanic than in 2000, reflecting the nation's rapid racial and ethnic transformation.


From The Washington Post: More would-be interns paying thousands to land a coveted spot

Increasingly, many college students are paying thousands of dollars to a placement company for a guaranteed internship.


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