Retro Report on PBS

The ZIP Code Advantage

Episode 6 | 12m 58s

Some major cities are trying to help poor children succeed by helping their families move to middle-income, so-called "opportunity areas." The concept sprang from a little-known public housing program in the 1970s, when thousands of black families were moved from Chicago's high-rise housing projects to mostly white suburbs.

Aired: 10/22/19

Expires: 10/06/26

Rating: TV-14

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