My kids just got home. Apparently there were DOE people and reporters at the school today while the kids had a pep rally.
Also received letters via USPS from the DOE stating that if we want to choice to another school to get it done before the January 14th deadline.
UPDATED, 1/8/15, 7:44pm: I spoke with one reporter who was there to cover the pep rally. He didn’t know of any other reporters there, or had knowledge of any DOE employees. But apparently, the school is not too happy with the DOE letter to parents advising them of the school choice deadline. I’m not sure which side to take on this one, but I would have to go with the DOE (nobody quote me on that). Far too many substantiated facts have come out, and parents are not oblivious. They should be reminded of an opportunity to take their kids out should they feel the school is not a fit choice for their child anymore.