Listen: Boston parents argue school admission policy discriminates against white and Asian students

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By Haley Paraday
Boston University News Service

The Boston Parent Coalition for Academic Excellence has filed a lawsuit to block Boston’s three exam schools from considering neighborhood residence during the admission process. The group argues the policy, which the schools adopted for one year due to the pandemic, racially discriminates against white and Asian students.

Haley Paraday breaks down both the school policy and the parents’ legal challenge.

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