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Can magnet programs lure affluent African-American families back to their neighborhood schools?

As a child, my predominantly African-American enclave in South Los Angeles seemed perfect with its hilly landscape, the view of the city, and the close relationships I had with my neighbors. But in my teens, reality set in and my perspective began to change. Weekends became my only chance to spend time with other kids […]