'It Was Racist Then And It's Racist Now': NY Assembly Wrestles With Specialized High School Admission Testing
'We may disagree on the test, but we all agree there's a problem with the system.'
Updated: May 10, 2019 4:52 PM
NYC's DOE Chancellor Talks Integration, Elite High Schools, And All That Testing
'You know these are going to be tough conversations and it's going to really call on us to determine where do we land, where is our moral compass, understanding that some communities have very strong feelings about this.'
Updated: Apr 3, 2019 8:31 PM
Upper West Side Middle School Integration Plan Moves Ahead
The district will set aside 25 percent of seats for students who qualify for free lunch and who are lower performing.
Updated: Jun 21, 2018 6:03 PM
NYC Reveals Plan Intended To Improve Diversity In Public Schools
Critics say the DOE has failed to address the underlying issue, which is segregation.
Updated: Jun 7, 2017 9:56 AM
New Proposal Would Require DOE To Share Extensive Data On Public School Enrollment
The bill is part of an effort to address a space crunch that has half of the city's school students attending overcrowded schools.
Updated: Feb 28, 2017 3:25 PM
Plan To Integrate Brooklyn School Has Subtle Impact In First Semester
So far, there hasn't been a noticeable shift in racial demographics in the grades impacted by the rezoning.
Updated: Dec 16, 2016 11:01 AM
City Will Implement Controversial Plan To Integrate UWS Schools
"The children of the Amsterdam Houses have suffered from a blind eye turned towards them for decades."
Updated: Nov 23, 2016 10:38 AM
City Moves Forward With Controversial Plan Intended To Integrate UWS Schools
"We're going to Catholic School," one parent said. "And I'm Jewish, so I'm really not happy. We already have the paperwork."
Updated: Nov 10, 2016 1:40 PM
UWS Parents: We're Being 'Punished' In The Name of Diversity
"It seems that the people living closest to 199 are being punished by being sent to another school just because they want to somehow diversify the student body."
Updated: Sep 29, 2016 2:38 PM
Interactive Maps Show Racial & Socioeconomic Segregation Of NYC Schools
Tens of thousands of low-income elementary school students in New York City attend public schools that exist as socioeconomic and racial islands within diverse neighborhoods.
Updated: Dec 16, 2015 4:10 PM
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