But the lowest test scores among black fifth-graders occurred in two elementary schools where black children are often bused.
A June 1998 Chicago Reporter analysis, for instance, showed that black students accounted for 186 of the 218 students bused because they lived more than 1.5 miles from their schools.
more kids from those neighborhoods are going to be bused. I would prefer it not be that."
Blacks, however, were bused more often than whites during the previous school year, according to statistics published in the June 18 edition of the Evanston Round Table.
But among the 1,116 students who were bused but were not in districtwide schools or programs, 57 percent were black and 37 percent were white.