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Boston Public Schools temporarily suspends advanced academic programs, due to racial inequality, saying too many White and Asian students are participating

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Boston Public Schools temporarily suspends advanced academic programs, due to racial inequality, saying too many White and Asian students are participating

By Bossyy
Hip-HopVibe.com Staff Writer

In 2020, many lessons were taught about race, race relations, privilege, and inequality. Whether people admit it, or not, they discovered a lot was wrong with society. Some places are making efforts to change.

The city of Boston has a history of racism, despite being considered a liberal bastion. However, like most other cities, and institutions, Boston is making changes. Boston Public Schools’ superintendent, Brenda Cassellius, recommended a one year enrollment suspension of the Advanced Work Class.

Boston Public Schools’ superintendent, Brenda Cassellius, has recommended a suspension, for one year, of enrollment in the Advanced Work Class. Much of this is due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but also due to racial inequality. Over 70% of the students enrolled in the program are White and Asian, despite 80% of the district’s students being Black and Hispanic.

Source: The College Fix

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