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What’s New at sustainabilitymath?

In a follow up to last week’s graph, I have added a demographic graph of New York State, which provides the number of students in each grade in the 2017-2018 school year by race. The hover information includes percentages for each group. The data comes from the National Center for …

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What’s new at sustainabilitymath?

A new interactive graph was posted which gives population by age and race as of October 2018. The data is from the Census Bureau page School Enrollment in the United States: October 2018 – Detailed Tables and collected from the excel files in Table 2. The hover information will provide …

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Who is in high-poverty schools?

The EPI article Schools are still segregated, and black children are paying a price by Emma García (2/12/2020) provides an overview of inequities in secondary schools. Figure B in the article is copied here and speaks clearly to issues of inequality by race. There is also a political perspective that …

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