A Danish school became the focus on intense criticism on Wednesday for setting an “ethnic quota” policy. In effect, the school limits the number of immigrant background in some of its classes to keep students of Danish background from leaving and to promote social integration.

The policy

The policy was introduced in Langkaer, an upper secondary school near Aarhus. The school went from having a 25% student population of immigrant background in 2007 to 80% in 2016.

In practice, the policy...

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