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"School Choice" Means the Schools Get to Choose

What the heck is an algorithm? Well, you can use one to bake a cake -- and New York City uses them to decide what high school your child will go to. Amy Stuart Wells, Professor of Sociology and Education, blogging for the New York Times' School Book, warns that the stakes are a bit higher in the latter situation.
By Amy Stuart Wells, Professor of Sociology and Education

What the heck is an algorithm? Well, you can use one to bake a cake -- and New York City uses them to decide what high school your child will go to. Amy Stuart Wells, Professor of Sociology and Education, blogging for the New York Times' School Book, warns that the stakes are a bit higher in the latter situation.

Link to Amy Stuart Wells' latest NY Times blog: When It Comes to High School Choice, Who Does the Choosing?


Published Monday, Nov. 7, 2011

"School Choice" Means the Schools Get to Choose

By Amy Stuart Wells, Professor of Sociology and Education

What the heck is an algorithm? Well, you can use one to bake a cake -- and New York City uses them to decide what high school your child will go to. Amy Stuart Wells, Professor of Sociology and Education, blogging for the New York Times' School Book, warns that the stakes are a bit higher in the latter situation.

Link to Amy Stuart Wells' latest NY Times blog: When It Comes to High School Choice, Who Does the Choosing?


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