Posted on June 9, 2022

Group of White and Asian Parents Sue BPS Over Exam School Admissions Policy

Marie Szaniszlo, Boston Herald, June 8, 2022

Agroup of white and Asian parents is suing Boston Public Schools, seeking to have a federal appeals court force the district to admit at least five of their children into the system’s elite exam schools.

In a lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal appeals court in Boston, the Parent Coalition for Academic Excellence argues that a temporary admission policy based on ZIP codes last year deprived their children of seats in the schools {snip}


But Lisa Green of the Boston Coalition for Education Equity said their the lawsuit’s primary argument “seeks to effectively prohibit any consideration of race in government decision-making.”