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SCHOOLS

Sending schools
Schools that fell short of “No Child” test standards:
191
365
Schools that CPS required to provide choice:
50
365
Schools required to provide choice and extra tutoring:
25
207
Schools subject to restaffing, closing, etc.
0
24

Receiving schools
Schools designated as eligible by CPS:
100
38
Schools exempted from receiving “No Child” transfers by
CPS:
309
200

STUDENTS

Students eligible to request a transfer under “No Child”:
125,000
240,000
Students CPS permitted to request a “No Child” transfer:
29,000
238,000
Seats available for “No Child” transfers:
2,500
1,035
Students requesting “No Child” transfers:
2,400
19,000
“No Child” transfer requests approved by CPS:
1,165

NA

Students who finally transferred under “No Child”:
800
NA
“No Child” transfer students who stayed in new school:
400
NA

TRANSPORTATION

Cost of transporting “No Child” transfer students:
$700,000
NA
Federal money for “No Child” notification and transportation:
$11 million
$12 million
Total district transportation costs:
$90.5 million
$110 million

SOURCE: Chicago Public Schools, U.S. Department of Education, Illinois
State Board of Education.