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Connections: A Proposal For More Diverse Local Schools

Jun 1, 2016

An organization of local parents and educators has released a new survey of 600 Monroe County parents (300 in the city; 300 in the suburbs), finding that parents badly want more diversity in schools. The organization called Great Schools for All is using the survey to bolster their case for a network of magnet schools that are cross-district, modeling off a number of successful schools in other states.

So, can this happen? Are parents truly ready? Are school districts willing to buy in? Our guests: