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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