Racial inequality still exists in Texas schools

Racial segregation of African Americans and Latinos still exists in Texas schools according to research by The University of Texas at Austin.

Education professors Julian Vasquez Heilig and Jennifer Jellison Holme looked at the racial, economic, and linguistic isolation of Texas school students who learn English as a second language.

Despite 20 years of policies designed to promote equality, the researchers found the majority of students with a non-English speaking background remain in high poverty, high minority and low performing schools.

Read more at The University of Texas at Austin