Aug 21, 2010 3:00:00 AM - latimes.com
Parents camped outside for days in hopes of getting a spot for their children. That was before Wilbur Avenue Elementary School in Tarzana went to a lottery system. The eager parents had no way of knowing that Wilbur isn't very good at raising its students' academic performance. Many less-heralded schools, some in poverty-stricken areas, do much better by that crucial measure. Read more in Sunday's Los Angeles Times.
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