The board of education voted 4-3 to restore merit admissions in the fall of 2023.
This comes after the school switched to a lottery system for the 2021 academic year during the pandemic, and as an effort to help improve diversity.
The move played a role in the recall of three board members that also led to a lawsuit.
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The decision could lead to another lawsuit, with opponents citing a state law that prohibits school admissions based on academic performance.
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