‘The system has imploded’: A look at redlining, academic achievement gaps

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Lisi Ludwig/Senior Staff
Low-income students in and around Berkeley face major achievement gaps when compared to their higher-income counterparts, according to equity data produced by GreatSchools, a nonprofit that shares academic and demographic data on private and public schools.

85 years after the HOLC published a map of redlining in the Bay, the effects of structural racism and Jim Crow are still widely felt in public schools.
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