“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.]