Boston Globe - Sunset the Lawrence district school monopoly
August 21, 2012Boston Globe - Sunset the Lawrence district school monopoly
One of two kids in the Lawrence Public School system do not cross the 12th grade finish line. Even that is beyond what the "soft bigotry of low expectations" crowd can explain away on the basis of factors like poverty and family situation.
Another indication of demand comes with a June MassINC Polling Group survey of 400-plus adults in households with Lawrence public students, whether they were in charter public or district public schools.