Season 1

    A documentary web series that focuses on Chicago's education system. Central Standard follows five 8th grade students attending public schools across the Chicago metropolitan area and chronicles the challenges these students face while transitioning to High School.

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    Central Standard: On Education

    5 Reflections

    In this part, the students reflect back on the high school selective enrollment process.

    5 Reflections

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    Central Standard: On Education

    5 Futures

    The story comes to a climax as the students open their notification letters.

    5 Futures

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    Central Standard: On Education

    5 Administrations

    This part analyzes five administrations and how they work to fund their schools.

    5 Administrations

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    Central Standard: On Education

    5 High Schools

    This part presents five Chicago area selective enrollment high schools.

    5 High Schools

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    Central Standard: On Education

    5 Ways to Get Into SEHS

    This part explores five ways to get into a selective enrollment high school.

    5 Ways to Get Into SEHS

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    Central Standard: On Education

    5 Classes

    This part examines five classes. S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math).

    5 Classes

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    Central Standard: On Education

    5 Communities

    Episode 3 contrasts five communities.

    5 Communities

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    Central Standard: On Education

    5 Schools

    Episode 2 profiles five schools.

    5 Schools

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    Central Standard: On Education

    5 Eighth Graders

    This part introduces five 8th graders. Meet Robert, Emma, Natalia, Gina, and Kyle.

    5 Eighth Graders