Deepening racial and socioeconomic segregation is producing unequal educational outcomes at the K-12 level, outcomes that are then reproduced in higher education. This is particularly true as rising competition among colleges has led many of them to focus increasingly on measures of merit that correlate with income and as parents and students adjust their behavior in light of those metrics.
"Shifting the Scope: How Taking School Demographics into Account in College Admissions Could Reduce K-12 Segregation Nationwide,"
Yale Law & Policy Review: Vol. 36
, Article 5.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.law.yale.edu/ylpr/vol36/iss1/5