Thursday, March 31, 2011

Boston Globe on school choice

The Boston Globe has a series of articles and videos on the Boston School choice system, and the experience of getting in, or not, to your first choice schools: GETTING IN: INSIDE BOSTON’S SCHOOL ASSIGNMENT MAZE.

Part of the message is that there aren't enough pre-K seats to fill the demand. And, as one parent points out, "the lottery is not the problem, the problem is that there are bad schools."

 Here are the articles so far, in reverse order of appearance (I make a 45 second appearance in the video in the "Relief..." story, starting just about minute 1:15...and then again for a moment right at the end, at 5:20):

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