Seeing local parents reacting to the public school lottery results in DC, got me super nervous about when it’s my kids turn.

I hate the idea of having so little control.

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The crazy part is rather than figure out how to revamp / redistribute resources for better education parity, we have to rely on a lottery system in the first place. It’s not the kids fault what jobs the parents have


I’m not familiar with DC. What’s going on with the lottery? Is it a lottery for the good schools or you just get placed randomly across town?

That seems to be the case. Private schools are also pretty big here though, which will probably be the route we go if we don’t like our match.

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