Magnet schools

For many families choosing high schools, it’s either magnet or charter

By thenotebook by Kevin McCorry for NewsWorks Chrislie Dor, a budding poet at age 14, stands like Frost’s narrator at a fork in the road. The paths diverge not in a yellow wood, but instead the concrete jungle that is Philadelphia public education. Looking down one bend as far as she can, Chrislie sees the School District’s selective-admission magnet high schools. Looking down the othe... »