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Connections: A new look at local school rankings

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Most school rankings lean heavily on academic performance, but what if test scores were taken out of the equation? The Democrat & Chronicle's Justin Murphy did exactly that, and his recent piece offers a new way to look at school rankings. So who's on top? And how were the rankings done? Our guests will tell us. In studio:

  • Justin Murphy, education reporter for the Democrat & Chronicle
  • Joanne Larson, professor of education and associate director of research for the Center for Urban Education Success at the University of Rochester
  • John Gonzalez, Jr., principal of Francis Parker School No. 23
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