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Harris, A. (2019, August 01). The Whiter, Richer School District Right Next Door. Retrieved August 3, 2019.

An entrenched aspect of racial disparity in public education in the US is its reliance on local property taxes, which make up an average of 36% of K-12 funding. In 42 states, there are 969 isolating borders, which EdBuild defines as a line demarcating school districts where one district is at least 25% whiter and spends more per student.