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Magnet Schools of America

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Hannah Newton

on 26 October 2012

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Magnet Schools! Pros:
High academic achievements
Providing more choices
Promotes desegregation
progresses teaching methodologies Cons:
The system is strict and unforgiving when it comes to academic performances.
Enrollment rules that keep students from being able to attend.
Taking academically witty students from neighborhood schools, causing them to fall academically 1st Magnet School:
1968
Tacoma, Washington
McCarver Elementary
2nd Magnet School:
Boston, Massachusetts
Trotter elementary Facts:
Largest choice based schools in the nation
In 1980, there were only 1,019 magnet schools in the U.S., and in 2002, there were over 3,000
It was not until 1971 that the idea of this alternative school turned over to the high school atmosphere
A huge goal for magnet schools is promoting desegregation between inter-racial students
These schools are great for junior high and high school students because it shows a love for learning, motivation and more opportunities for universities and community colleges. Magnet School?
Magnet school are public schools that specialize in particular subjects, in addition to providing general education, and draws students from inside and outside the local area. ______________________ http://www.polk-fl.net/districtinfo/departments/schoolbased/schoolchoice/videos.htm Video:
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