The Challenge Of Integration In Oakland's Public Schools06:52
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Celia Fragoso, 7, walks through the Oakland neighborhood of Sobrante Park on her way to Madison Park Academy on Aug. 26, 2016. (Brittany Hosea-Small/KQED)
Celia Fragoso, 7, walks through the Oakland neighborhood of Sobrante Park on her way to Madison Park Academy on Aug. 26, 2016. (Brittany Hosea-Small/KQED)
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Public schools in Oakland are largely segregated by race and class. Only a handful really reflect the city's diversity. Back in 1964, the Supreme Court declared racially segregated schools inherently unequal.

In Oakland, the segregation is particularly harmful to Latinos and African-American students who are mostly concentrated in the worst performing schools. Critics say the district's enrollment policy is part of the problem.

Zaidee Stavely (@zstavely) from Here & Now contributor KQED reports.

This segment aired on November 30, 2016.

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