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Chicago Area Study 2012 Research Brief #2

Chicago Area Study 2012 Research Brief #2

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The racial-ethnic distribution of preschoolers and teachers varied across the ZIP Codes in generally predictable ways. One notable finding, however, was that even in the majority Hispanic,low-income ZIP Codes, less than half of the centers reported that the majority of their teachers were Hispanic. This is in contrast to centers located in majority Black low-income ZIP Codes (where almost 90% reported that teachers were mostly Black) and majority White high-income areas (where over three-quarters reported that teachers were mostly White).

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