Study: Smithtown, Brentwood are least diverse of Long Island school districts

The study suggests that New York's segregation is

The study suggests that New York's segregation is largely due to housing patterns (March 26, 2014 6:20 PM)

According to a new study, New York has the most segregated schools in the nation.

A 30-page study conducted by the Civil Rights Project reports that Smithtown and Brentwood are among the least diverse districts on Long Island.

Researchers state that in 1989, Brentwood schools had a 44 percent white population, making it a “diverse” community, according to the study. In 2010, that number...

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