Unattractive Magnet

In addition to coping with online schooling in the wake of the pandemic, and trying to figure out what “reopening” might look like, this fall leadership in our overly-large school district also have another Post-headline-generating problem to cope with.

It seems that a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School for Math and Science, the district’s marquee magnet school, noticed something funny about the composition of the fall class: there were very few Latino students, and statistically no Blacks.

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