Are exam schools really an academic promised land? 

Studies suggest students don’t do any better by attending ‘elite’ academies

AFTER MONTHS OF debate amid heightened attention to racial justice issues, the Boston School Committee approved sweeping changes on Wednesday night to admission rules for the city’s three selective-entry 7-12 grade exam schools aimed at increasing diversity in their student populations.  The school committee voted to revamp admission standards in a way that will have(...)

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