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Families Await Their Fate With New D.C. Schools Lottery

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Thousands of students have submitted applications through D.C.'s new lottery system, which covers both traditional public schools and charter schools. The new lottery is designed to cut down on the chaos and confusion many families have experienced in choosing a school.

Kavitha Cardoza talks about the process with Abigail Smith, the deputy mayor for education in D.C.

[Music: "My Old School" by Steely Dan from Countdown to Ecstasy]

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