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MAR 13, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Few Black And Latino Students Were Admitted To New York City's Specialized Schools This Year

It seems New York City’s specialized schools continue to have a problem when it comes to admitting minority students. According to city's Department of Education data released this week, of the 5,096 eighth graders offered a spot to one of New York City’s eight exam-based specialized high schools for the 2014-2015 school year, only 11 percent are black or Hispanic, per education outlet Chalkbeat New York. At the same time, more than 70 percent of the city’s eighth graders are black or Hispanic, the outlet reports. While these numbers do not differ drastically from last year, the numbers of ... Read More

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