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Boston School Board Members Resign After Racist Text Messages Emerge

It’s always a a right wing conspiracy when the left get caught:

Rivera and Oliver-Davila sent the texts during an October 21 meeting on admissions processes for the district’s three elite high schools. The committee voted to scrap the traditional admissions exam for a system that allocated seats based on a student’s grades and ZIP code, which members thought would give priority to students in lower-income communities. Parents from West Roxbury objected to the proposal, which cut admissions from the wealthy neighborhood.

Rivera, a professor of women’s studies at the University of Massachusetts, said in a statement to the Globe that the release of the messages constituted a “right-wing coordinated effort” to stop the board from making the October admissions change permanent.

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