Why the entrance test for Boston’s exam schools is so controversial

July 15, 2019 | WGBH

School’s out for summer, but Boston is still talking about one big test — the ISEE, or independent school entrance exam, which serves as the admission test for elite exam schools like Boston Latin.

Boston’s new superintendent Brenda Cassellius told WGBH News this week that she’s open to changing the entrance test, which costs $140 per student.

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