poor students living in public housing will be locked out of the prestigious melbourne girls college, according to a peak tenants group.in a move described as `education apartheid`, large parts of north richmond, including public housing estates, will not be included in the school's zone from 2020.an informal agreement previously meant that the school provided automatic entry to all richmond girls. facing a fierce backlash from residents in the marginal seat of richmond, education minister james merlino hinted on wednesday that he was reconsidering the controversial changes.the victorian public tenants association has written to mr merlino raising concerns about the changes, which were made in response to the opening of a new co-ed richmond high school in 2018.it is demanding that the zone include public housing students.advertisement`we recognise that for kids in public housing, education is a silver bullet,` the letter said.`many parents on the estate have spoken with us about how important it is to them that their kids should have every opportunity to advance in life.`the association spokesman raoul wainwright said the single-sex school should reflect the diversity of the richmond community.`we see this as an important issue of social justice,` he said.`what is the point in having one of the best schools in the state in richmond when the girls who need it...