Why Worcester Needs a Selective Public School

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A new report from the Worcester Regional Research Bureau makes the case for an academically selective public high school, sometimes referred to as an exam school, in Worcester and how it could benefit both students and the community at large.

In “Academically Selective High Schools: Should Worcester Public Schools Have One?”, the Research Bureau takes up the same task as the special committee of School Committee members appointed by Mayor Joseph Petty of exploring the issue of creating a school, or more than one, similar to Worcester’s former Classical High School for the City’s academically gifted students.

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