Number Of Black And Latino Students Admitted To NYC Specialized High Schools Falls To Lowest Level In 3 Years
In a school system whose total enrollment is 41% Latino, 26% Black, 16% Asian and 15% white, the specialized high schools have grown disproportionately Asian and white over the past years.
Apr 29, 2021 5:34 PM
In Major Education Overhaul, NYC Plans To Drop Middle School Screens, Geographic District Priority For High Schools
The Department of Education also announced the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT) will be administered beginning January 27th.
Dec 18, 2020 9:30 AM
'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
Latest Specialized High School Acceptance Rates Still Don't Reflect NYC's Diversity
Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza called this an 'unacceptable status quo.'
Updated: Mar 18, 2019 9:39 PM
State Legislature Won't Address Specialized Schools Admission Test This Year
Legal experts say that de Blasio could change admissions at five of the eight schools, but the mayor wants to wait for a state law
Updated: Jun 8, 2018 4:44 PM
Battle Rages Over Plan Intended To Diversify NYC Specialized High Schools
Protesters say the plan discriminates against Asian-Americans, while proponents of the plan say the schools discriminate against blacks and Latinos.
Updated: Jun 6, 2018 12:14 PM
Quinn Undercuts Bloomberg On "Racist" High School Test
Mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn has found another place to separate herself from her mentor Mayor Mike: high school exams.
Updated: Oct 3, 2012 5:26 PM
Bloomberg To Minorities Rejected By Elite High Schools: Life's Not Fair
"We’re not here about equal results. We’re here about equal opportunity," Bloomberg said.
Updated: Sep 28, 2012 11:56 AM
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