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April 9, 1998 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Elsa Holm is a shopper, but navigating the mall is nothing compared to sorting through the intimidating array of education choices laid out before her, the schools vying for her attention. With her son Julian entering high school next year, Holm feels a little like a Christmas shopper in the middle of a Tickle Me Elmo frenzy. Will Julian win a place in one of the city's best schools?
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April 9, 1998 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Elsa Holm is a shopper, but navigating the mall is nothing compared to sorting through the intimidating array of education choices laid out before her, the schools vying for her attention. With her son Julian entering high school next year, Holm feels a little like a Christmas shopper in the middle of a Tickle Me Elmo frenzy. Will Julian win a place in one of the city's best schools?
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October 7, 1989 | BILL DIETRICH, Special to The Times
School officials have a name for the new racial busing plan that went into effect last month: controlled choice. Some unhappy parents have another name for it: controlled chaos. Either way, the attempt to revive a faltering 12-year effort at school racial integration is being quickly tested before facing a non-binding referendum of the electorate in November. Seattle is now the biggest school district in the nation to try controlled choice. The busing plan was first designed by Cambridge, Mass.
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October 7, 1989 | BILL DIETRICH, Special to The Times
School officials have a name for the new racial busing plan that went into effect last month: controlled choice. Some unhappy parents have another name for it: controlled chaos. Either way, the attempt to revive a faltering 12-year effort at school racial integration is being quickly tested before facing a non-binding referendum of the electorate in November. Seattle is now the biggest school district in the nation to try controlled choice. The busing plan was first designed by Cambridge, Mass.
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