Scott Himelstein Discusses City Joint Session to NBC 7 San Diego

NBC 7 San Diego -- Faced with the finding that one-third of schools in San Diego are underperforming, councilmembers announced a session scheduled to solve some of the district’s most pressing issues.

Most of the issues come from socioeconomic disparities, detailed in a report from the University of San Diego’s Center for Education Policy and Law released in the spring.

“It’s very clear students across the city have very different access to quality-performing schools,” said Scott Himelstein, director of the center.

San Diego City Council President Tony Young and councilmember Carl DeMaio joined Himelstein Wednesday to discuss the report and announce a joint session of the council. (Full Story