Education | Debate over an elite San Francisco school’s admissions policy encapsulates fraught conversations about a new buzzword
by Sophia Lee
Posted 3/11/21, 08:13 am
The first day Joseph Huayllasco entered Lowell High School, an academically selective public high school in San Francisco, a Latina student spotted him in the swarm of mostly Asian and white faces. She grabbed him by the hand: “Hey, you speak Spanish?” When Huayllasco nodded, she barked, “Come with me,” and led him through the courtyard to a huddle of about a dozen other Latino students.