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Escaping the ‘hunger games’ of Chicago’s high school application process: Chicago’s segregated schools and the nonprofit creating pathways to college

Nearly 70 years after the Supreme Court ruled in favor of desegregating public schools, Chicago’s school system remains largely segregated. Low rates of enrollment and poor test scores on the Illinois Scholastic Assessment test scores have contributed to funding cuts and school closures—issues that disproportionately impact school districts located in Chicago’s South and West sides. […]