How school boundaries and feeder patterns shape DC’s housing and education inequalities | Greater Greater Washington

September 02, 2022
  • D.C. Policy Center
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On September 2, 2022, the D.C. Policy Center’s report, At-risk priority in D.C.’s common lottery: Potential implications for access and diversity, was cited by Greater Greater Washington:

At-risk kids are also less likely to get into their lottery choices. A major reason is that the lottery gives preference to siblings, according to research by the D.C. Policy Center, which tends to maintain school demographics rather than disrupt them.

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Related: At-risk priority in D.C.’s common lottery: Potential implications for access and diversity | D.C. Policy Center

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