Minority Enrollment at NYC Specialized Schools

New York City’s specialized high schools like Stuyvesant, Bronx Science, and Brooklyn Tech, have been in the news of late as the city’s unpopular Mayor Bill de Blasio has proposed changes to the admissions policies at these schools. And why? So the schools could better reflect the wonderful diversity of … 

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The Impact of the Proposed NYC Specialized School Admissions Plan on Boys

As our readers may remember, we’ve previously reported on a proposed overhaul to the admissions plan at New York City’s specialized high schools, the most well known of which are Stuyvesant High School, the Bronx High School of Science, and Brooklyn Technical High School. In short, NYC Mayor Bill de … 

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Asian American Representation in NYC’s Specialized Schools

In recent weeks, we’ve reported on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s proposed changes to the admissions practices of the city’s specialized schools. For those not familiar with NYC’s specialized schools, you may be familiar with the names of two of the most prominent of such institutions: Stuyvesant and … 

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Uproar Among Asian Americans Over Proposed Changes to NYC Schools

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, widely considered to be New York City’s most unpopular mayor since the very nice but largely ineffective Mayor David Dinkins, is taking some heat for proposing changes to the admissions policies of certain elite New York City high schools. And why? Because his … 

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The Behind the Scenes Drama at Stuyvesant High School

Stuyvesant High School, a specialized high school in New York City, is a tuition-free school to city residents. With a focus in the STEM areas, Stuy is the single most competitive specialized school in New York City. Of the approximate 30,000 students who take the test every year in the … 

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