Lower East Side Has Less to Offer Jesuits Who Teach the Poor (NYT)

Uplifting news, for a change. New York City’s Lower East Side is gentrifying, pricing out the poor children served by a middle school run by the Jesuits. So they’re moving to follow the priced-out to a needy neighborhood by 2012.

If there is one bias all journalists share, it’s against good news.

Still, the Times didn’t quite bury this one: teaser on the front page, story in the front section, not in ghetto of the local news section. maybe it’s August, or maybe it’s what great papers do.

And, yes, I did see it in print first.

Click here for the story.


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