Black or white?

Mike Szymanski, of the LA School Report, writes about how some parents are changing their child's race in fear of losing teachers and counselors at their neighborhood public school. 

A 1978 legal settlement requires that LA schools with less than 30 percent white students get extra teachers, counselors and parent-teacher conferences. But each year, a handful of schools lose that status, called PHBAO (pronounced “fuh-BOW”) — an acronym for “Predominantly Hispanic, Black, Asian, or Other.”

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