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NJ school desegregation lawsuit moving along, and it could change your child’s life

Joe Strupp, Asbury Park Press

For two communities located side by side, Freehold Borough and Freehold Township are quite different.

And so are their schools.

While the Freehold Borough School District is just 18% white, with more than 80% of its students Black and Hispanic, Freehold Township classrooms are the opposite. More than 75% of its students are white and fewer than 15% are designated African-American and Latino.

And these two neighboring districts are not alone.

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