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How to Match Students With Schools They Choose

A new school enrollment and application process could help ensure students are matched with the schools they choose.

Few clear-cut fixes exist in education. When it comes to school enrollment, however, a specific centralized process exists that is both simple for families to navigate and efficient for schools and districts.

Meg Benner is a senior consultant at the Center for American Progress. Ulrich is a senior fellow at the Center. Aloha Backenstose is an intern with the Video team at the Center. Animations are by Draw4.Us. 

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Authors

Meg Benner

Senior Consultant

Ulrich Boser

Senior Fellow

Aloha Backenstose

Motion Graphics Producer

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