What Boston Can Learn From Denver’s Unified School Enrollment System


“Last year, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh proposed pulling together the city’s differing enrollment systems for charter and district schools into one unified enrollment system. It’s a controversial idea here — public school advocates see unified systems as a means to further charter school enrollment.

However, it has been tried, with varying degrees of success and controversy, in a number of other American cities. Denver adopted a unified enrollment system four years ago. Jeremy Fox, who covers K-12 education for The Boston Globe, went to Colorado to see what Boston could learn from the Mile-High City’s example.” [More.]