70% of families got their 1st or 2nd choice.
This school choice season in St. Paul, getting into kindergarten was a breeze. In the upper grades, not everyone got their wish. Space was tight in preschool.
Amid sweeping changes to its school choice system, St. Paul Public Schools launched a computerized application process this winter. The district deemed it a success and reported receiving high marks from parents who appreciated the streamlined process.
"It worked, and that’s really cool," said school board member Elona Street-Stewart.
via Pioneer Press.