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

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Roughly 50,000 students attend one of L.A.'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 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.