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Tess Oswalt sits down for her first day of fourth grade at Calahan Elementary School in Northridge, Calif.
Tess Oswalt sits down for her first day of fourth grade at Calahan Elementary School in Northridge, Calif.
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Chicago is the third largest school district in the nation. Los Angeles is the second.

So how do the two systems compare? A Martinez talks with KPCC's education reporter, Adolfo Guzman Lopez to find out more.