The CIC magnet program helped desegregate Poly High, according to its founders. A fear that it’s about to be dismantled has sparked intense backlash.
Deutsch was a member of Poly High’s prestigious PACE Academy, and now he’s on a tear on “Jeopardy!”
A neighbor said everyone involved in the situation looked to be teenagers. There have been brawls and attacks around Poly High recently.
Last week, parents tried to stop the threat by watching over students, but it left them crying out for broader answers from school and city officials.