Watch part 1 & 2 Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 6pm on WORLD
"On Education" follows five ways to get into high school. Guidance counselors, parents, and students navigate the complicated selective enrollment process in Chicago, which is contrasted to suburban districts and boarding school options.
Central Standard: On Education – an original digital video series – follows five students, in school and community settings across the Chicago area, as they prepare for high school. Watch as these students and their families, together with teachers and administrators, prepare for a test that could impact not only the next four years, but the rest of their lives.
The series is a co-production of WTTW Chicago and Scrappers Film Group in partnership with PBS Digital Studios, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and its American Graduate initiative.