What does the future hold for magnet schools?

Magnet schools are evolving from their original mission of desegregating racially divided districts. The purpose and future of the schools remains in flux, some experts say, following an end to desegregation orders in many districts and the push to create more charter schools. In some districts, the priorities of magnets have been expanded to drive improvements or meet other goals, and many are seen as simply another public-school option for students.

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