Citywide K-12 school enrollment – equal access for all families

The Wheelock Blog – September 23, 2015

“Imagine going to a local playground with your child.  Your child is free to play in the open play structure with any other child.  But then you notice a second playground nearby. There is a fence around this one and only some children are playing there.  When you ask the families in this area if your child can come in, they say: “ No, you have to complete a special application to play in this area.”  “Where do I find this application?”, you ask. “It comes out once a year, you have to know where to look, and even so, you have to be selected by lottery to play here,”  they reply.” [More.]