The Madeleine Brand Show for August 29, 2011

Parenting on the Edge: getting your kid into an LA magnet school

Roughly 50,000 students attend one of LA's highly-coveted magnet schools. The magnets are designed to be the best campuses in the district. There's an application process that requires parents to be on the top of their game to ensure that their kid gets into one of these top-notch public programs. GOOD Magazine education editor Liz Dwyer joins us to explain the byzantine world of magnet school applications.

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