12/20/2008 01:48 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

CPS Changing Magnet Schools Admissions Policy

Chicago Public Schools says it may use income rather than race to enroll students in its popular magnet schools. That's if a federal judge ends the district's desegregation plan in the coming months.

Under one plan CPS is considering, students would be assigned an income based on the census tract where they live.

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