Gentrifying a school – picking students…

by Courtney | February 24, 2016

Ummm… So… … Thoughts? I’m kind of at a loss on this one. Wow…

“While students who apply to Satellite West now are randomly selected, Dock Street will likely pick its students based on several criteria, including test scores, grades, attendance records, and their performance on a group project, aiming to assess the students “holistically,” according to the district superintendent.

While Dock Street plans to strive for greater diversity, McKnight said, many parents also made clear that they would not consider the school if it continued to admit any student who applied.”

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