Public school students and poverty

Less than half of public school students nationwide who are white attend institutions where many children need free or reduced-price lunches. Significantly more students of other races and ethnicities attend such schools. Read related article.

Public school students and poverty
NOTE: There is a one percentage point difference in male and female Asian students attending both low- and high-poverty schools; a one percentage point difference in male and female black students attending high-poverty schools. | Source: National Center for Education Statistics. | The Washington Post. Published on September 9, 2012, 6:40 p.m.
 
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