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School Separates Students by Race for Test Scores

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School Separates Students by Race for Test Scores

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School Separates Students by Race for Test Scores

School Separates Students by Race for Test Scores

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When scores were released last week for academic achievement tests taken at a Northern California high school, the principal separated students into ethnic groups. Latinos, Asians, whites and blacks were each assembled together.

The principal claimed this was to keep students from harassing each other about scoring gaps between different racial groups. The separation policy is stirring up heated debate on campus and in the community.