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Back to School AP Poll Racial Divide

FILE - In this May 10, 2011 file photo, Jose Morales, 7, a first-grader at Tracy Elementary School in the low-income community of Baldwin Park, spins a hula-hoop during after-school exercise activities in Baldwin Park, Calif. Minority and low-income parents are more likely to see serious problems in their schools, from low expectations to bullying and out-of-date technology and textbooks, than those who are affluent or white, according to an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research Poll. The divisions fall along the familiar fault lines of income, education and race that drive so much of American life. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

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