Big changes come to schools due to lack of funds, test score gaps
Last spring, ThreeSixty’s spring News Team class tackled a huge project — investigating the changes starting this year in the Saint Paul Public School district due to loses of funding and persistent test score gaps between races.
They’ve broke down this complicated new plan into easy-to-understand pieces, and even if you don’t go to school in Saint Paul, the causes of the changes are happening statewide. Similar changes could be coming to your schools, or already has, soon.
In Saint Paul, a plan passed in March will potentially limit school choice, change how certain classes like algebra are taught, and much more. Critics are worried this plan could lessen school diversity.
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