Author Archives: Megan Burks

Megan Burks
Megan Burks is the education reporter at KPBS. She reports on teaching and learning from infancy into adulthood, the achievement gap, and school governance.
Once used to integrate schools, magnets may be creating divisions in Vista

Once used to integrate schools, magnets may be creating divisions in Vista

In the Vista Unified School District, a civil rights era tool often used to improve diversity in schools appears to be creating new divisions along racial and ethnic lines. An analysis by KPBS and inewsource of state and federal data suggests the area’s white, more affluent families are disproportionately benefitting from a district push to have parents choose where they ... Read More »