Perhaps you’ve got a child who got into Dallas ISD’s Sudie Williams TAG Academy, and you’re tired of the commute and would like something closer. Or maybe you’re pretty sure that’s the magnet your family is looking at because it’s a great fit should your child be accepted, and you’d like to find that house nearby right now.

One of the great things, sure, about a magnet school is that you can live anywhere in the district. But anyone who has driven any length of time in Dallas can attest — driving through the city at certain times of day (which often align with the times of day you’d be hitting the carpool lane) can be an exercise in frustration. (more…)