Behind the Headlines: City magnet school admissions get makeover
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City magnet school admissions get makeover
11/10/09 | Chicago Sun-Times
Behind the Headline
Spring 2005 | Education Next
In Chicago, magnet schools will no longer admit students based on race. Instead, siblings of current students, residents of the neighborhood, and families adding socioeconomic diversity will be given preferential treatment. A 2005 EdNext article by Christine Rossell looked at the history of magnet schools in the U.S.