Opinion: Don’t blame the algorithm for doing what Boston school officials asked

Opinion: Don’t blame the algorithm for doing what Boston school officials asked

The BPS has pulled back on start time changes, which was announced today. But let’s keep asking the hard questions, like which city departments get funded and which get cuts? Was the city sacrificing families’ needs to save public dollars? Why have algorithms been blamed for political decisions?

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