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The changes to selective admissions were adopted by the district last year. 

Superintendent says “there is a place” for test scores in selective admissions, but that cutoff scores will be reevaluated.

Under the lottery system, some high-achieving students have been wait-listed at all their choices, causing some parents to complain.

Under the new process, students enrolled at selective middle schools would not be guaranteed admission to the corresponding selective high schools

Philadelphia is moving to centralize admissions to selective schools and making it more dependent on lottery.