|From the Reporter|
|In this seemingly integrated stretch of North Park, parents have ended up segregating themselves when they choose schools for their kids.|
|Why It Happens|
|Many white families who live in the neighborhood have shied from the school, sometimes because of test scores. Meanwhile Latino families from elsewhere actively choose it.|
|Why I Chose This Story|
|Earlier this year I wrote about how school choice had ended up making some schools more segregated than their neighborhoods. I wanted to zoom in on one of those schools.|
|Why It Matters|
|Integration backers argue it isn’t just a Kumbaya cause. Segregation packs the problems of poverty into schools.