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Surviving Chicago Public Schools’ Selective Enrollment

Getting one of the 2,500 available slots at Chicago's selective enrollment schools usually means survival of the most academically fit. Yesterday Chicago Public Schools Chief Ron Huberman asked the Inspector General to look into it. Many parents have long speculated on the fairness of the highly competitive process. Catalyst Chicago magazine's Sarah Karp helps us understand how selective enrollment works and what Huberman's move means.

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