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Goodwin Choice creates a positive student selection experience for both schools and families through user-friendly, customized and affordable services. This on-line student application database and lottery programming is designed to meet the needs of today’s students, parents and school administrators.

As a partnership of nonprofit organizations, Goodwin College and the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. combine the expertise of professionals in education and information technology with cutting edge tools and exceptional customer service to address the school choice challenges faced by educators.

About the Center

The Center for Magnet and School Choice Leadership provides research, best practices, and technical assistance to magnet and choice programs throughout the country. The Center supports colleges and school districts in magnet school design, theme selection, demographic analysis, student selection, marketing, operational design, and program implementation.

The Center compiles detailed programmatic and assessment data and marketing strategies on successful magnet school and other school choice models; documents student demand for schools of choice; provides research on the viability of magnet models as turnaround strategies; and supports decision-making by local, state, and national educational leaders.

The Center designs and carries out magnet and school choice research, collecting and organizing best practices for magnet and school choice programs to help advance magnet schools throughout the nation.