Report finds Loudoun school’s admission policy discriminates

Report finds Loudoun school’s admission policy discriminates
The AG office’s report found that the school system has tried to address the problem but those improper racial disparities remain. (Source: WVIR)

LEESBURG, Va. (AP) - The Virginia Attorney General’s Office has found that an elite Loudoun County public high school’s admissions policies discriminate against Black and Hispanic students.

The Loudoun County branch of the NAACP filed a complaint last year about the admissions policies at the Academies of Loudoun, a science and technology high school with a selective admissions process.

The complaint alleged the admissions process relies too much on a standardized test and that the school system failed to identify gifted Black and Hispanic students in its elementary and middle schools.

The AG office’s report found that the school system has tried to address the problem but those improper racial disparities remain.

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