For years, parents have found the way students get assigned to public school in San Francisco to be overwhelming, stressful and baffling. The student assignment system, often referred to as ‘the lottery’, balances parental choice with the district’s goals of integrated schools.
Now that system could change.
On Sept. 25, three San Francisco school board members brought forward a resolution calling for the end of the current all-choice-based student assignment system.
In this episode of Bay Curious, we talk about this latest development, and explore how the current system works. Click the play button above to listen.
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