The rich are abandoning the failed government schools and sending their kids to private schools, but poor kids are left behind. This is the left’s idea of fairness.
White, young and rich students are chief among the kids leaving the NYC public school system during the pandemic, according to a new report. The city’s Independent Budget Office says New York is struggling to retain white and affluent kids in particular. Retention rates for that demographic from pre-K through third grade dropped by four percentage points last academic year.