A few weeks ago, Advocate editor Rachel Stone told you about DISD’s upcoming Jan. 9 "magnet fair", which showcases the district’s magnet schools. If you’re interested in checking ou tthe magnet schools, you might also want to check out this Back Talk post from a few month ago, where we broke down magnet school admissions statistics by ethnicity, so you can see what percentage of black, white, Hispanic and other students applied and were admitted to each magnet school for the 2008-2008 and 2008-2009 school years. The past isn’t a predictor for the future, but it sure doesn’t hurt to have some additional information handy while you’re making a decision.

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