In response to “Year-round school isn’t getting expected results” and “Ratings at CMS may determine your child’s school” (March 10):
It was disheartening to see that Project LIFT’s year-round school idea did not produce the results they predicted it would.
It seems $55 million of private money in four years didn’t really make a difference.
So now the school board is going to achieve diversity by using the magnet lottery and skewing in favor of low-income students and parent education.
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The problem with this plan is that more buses will be needed and more miles traveled.
Guess who is going to pay the millions this will cost? Hint: It won’t be private money.
Chuck Lloyd, Charlotte
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