How Elite High Schools Stay So White

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How Elite High Schools Stay So White

The New York Times, 7.24.18

But the mayor has put his weight behind only changes to the specialized high schools. Perhaps he’s afraid of angering white parents. As our colleagues Syed Ali and Margaret Chin (Chin is a professor at Hunter College and The Graduate Center, CUNY) have argued, it’s not a coincidence that Asian-American students are the most overrepresented at the specialized schools but wealthy whites are the more overrepresented group at these other schools.

Submitted on: JUL 24, 2018

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