Denver’s unified school enrollments may offer Boston a lesson

Boston Globe – January 25, 2016

“A few years ago, parents here faced a bewildering array of options when selecting their children’s schools. There were more than 60 enrollment systems within Denver Public Schools alone, and another set for the city’s charter schools, each with distinct timelines and applications. The confusion discouraged many low-income families from choosing at all, while parents with greater resources took advantage of the complexity to ‘game the system’ in their favor, residents said.” [More.]