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Report: Providence Opportunity Gap Between Races Among Widest In U.s.

Feb 11, 2020 - Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE \x97 Providence has one of the largest opportunity gaps between white and Latino children of any of the largest 100 cities in the country, according to a report by Brandeis University.

Only Hartford and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, show greater disparities, Brandeis researchers found.

The gap means that white children are growing up in neighborhoods with vastly different conditions than their black and Latino peers.

In Milwaukee, for example, a child growing up in a typical...