Dictionary of Dutchness

Zwarte school

The education ministry officially classifies a school as zwart (black) if more than 70% of its pupils have low-skilled or non-western parents. There are over 300 official black schools in the Netherlands, mainly in the big cities. A black school is not necessarily ethnically segregated.

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