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Document Number: 3542

Improving Urban Education with Magnet Schools - This article examines the differences between magnets and nonmagnets, and identifies the strengths and weaknesses of both. It highlights seven characteristics that draw students and their parents to magnets. It also outlines issues for policymakers to consider when making decisions about magnets and nonmagnets. (Morton Inger, ERIC Digests Series, Number 76, 1991)...


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