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The Netherlands

Pilot to prevent segregation of schools (in Dutch)
Besturenraad: Center for Christian Education (April 2012)

Segregation of students with different ethnic backgrounds in schools (leading to what is called “white” and “black” schools) is a problem in a number of Dutch cities; segregation is hard to tackle as parents are free to choose a school for their children. The Dutch Department of Education has implemented a number of pilot projects to increase cooperation between these schools and to have students with different backgrounds work together.