This policy analysis focuses on interdistrict magnet schools, the factors that lead parents to apply to lotteries, and their overall contribution toward reducing segregation, improving test scores of low-income children, and eliminating the achievement gap.
MacDonald, David. “Choosing Integration: The Significance of Academic Performance in Suburban Families Choosing a Hartford Magnet School”. Public Policy graduate course paper, Hartford, Connecticut: Trinity College, 2006. Available from the Trinity College Digital Repository, Hartford, Connecticut (http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu)