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What's the difference between a private school and a public school? Which kids are more successful? Who will go on to make more money in life? Let's find out in this episode of The Infographics Show.

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The overwhelming whiteness of U.S. private schools, in six maps and charts - The Washington Post
Students in the nation’s private schools are disproportionately — and in some states overwhelmingly — white. While that’s not entirely surprising, a new analysis from the Southern Education Foundation quantifies the continued segregation of white students in private schools, particularly in the South, where private-school enrollment jumped in the 1950s and 1960s as white families sought to avoid attending integrated public schools. Here’s a snapshot of the study’s findings.Private school is determining tomorrow's millionaires - Business InsiderSending children to private school could set them up to earn dramatically higher salaries than their peers, even if they end up with identical university degrees and doing the same jobs, a study by a leading economic think-tank concludes.

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