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Six Western New York school districts earn high marks for racial diversity; here are the 50 Upstate leaders

bizjournals Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Six school systems across the Buffalo area are ranked among the 20 Upstate New York school districts that have the greatest diversity in their student bodies. Buffalo is the top-rated district from Western New York, with a Gini-Simpson diversity index of 69.0 percent, according to a new analysis of New York State Education Department data by Business First. The Gini-Simpson index determines the likelihood that two randomly selected students in a given district would be of different races. Such…
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