When Algorithms Determine Student Placement

Spread the loveStudent placement can determine a child’s likelihood of academic success or failure. That’s why so many parents focus on getting their children into the “right” school.  Good schools make a considerable difference in academic outcomes. Families from low-income areas often find themselves in an educational trap. Their neighborhood schools are terrible. Their children deserve an equitable education. As a result, frustrated parents look for schools that can help them break the poverty cycle. They want school choice. School choice is about finding the best available school for children. Sometimes these choices include transferring to another school within the … Continue reading When Algorithms Determine Student Placement