The academic achievement level of middle school turns out to be a key predictor of which high schools students put at the tops of their choice lists, with students at low-performing middle schools less likely to aim for top high schools.
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October 13, 2016
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October 05, 2016
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October 03, 2016
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September 12, 2016
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August 26, 2016
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August 23, 2016
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August 19, 2016
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July 22, 2016
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