A settlement in the Sheff vs. O’Neill case rendered the Pacific Legal Foundation’s lawsuit irrelevant.
Robinson vs. Wentzell
Lingering questions remain about school desegregation in Connecticut
Does research show integration improves student outcomes in Connecticut? Do magnet schools drain money from neighborhood schools? How does the lottery work? What’s next for school desegregation? We provide some answers.
Here’s why some students land a seat in coveted magnet schools outside the lottery
Students enrolled in a magnet school run by the Capitol Region Education Council last school year were already attending another magnet school, but needed to transfer schools because of safety reasons – such as being bullied – or because they were foster children or homeless and requested changing schools. It’s still unclear what happened in Hartford Public Schools’ magnet schools.