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Public School Choice in St. Paul: Is It Working?

League of Women Voters of St. Paul.

The impact that St. Paul's complex system of school assignments has on school choice and desegregation were documented and analyzed with the assistance of a graduate student supplied by CURA. The 1992 study confirmed that the complexity of school assignment policies tends to favor highly educated parents who have time to devote to understanding the system and how it operates. The study produced this report, a conference, and a major article in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, and continuing discussion with the St. Paul Board of Education.

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St. Paul: League of Women Voters.
Supported by the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, University of Minnesota, and others.
39 pp.
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