Getting into the right high school

Five middle schoolers try to get into one of Chicago’s selective high schools in a WTTW series. Robert, a straight A student at a nearly all-black, all-poor high school, dreams of going to Whitney Young, an elite magnet. So do thousands of other students.

Alexander Russo calls it Hunger Games, Chicago Style.

About Joanne


  1. Russo’s description could not be any more accurate.