Chicago Schools Seek Busing Limits

04/1/2002 | Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Chicago schools are seeking to limit a provision in "The No Child Left Behind Act" stipulating that failing districts provide busing for students who want to go to better schools. Officials say busing could harm successful schools through overcrowding and are exploring options to accommodate the law. Critics say school officials are undermining the law. On the basis of test scores, 309 of the city's 596 schools are failing.

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