New great piece by about Asian Americans, the bamboo ceiling, and affirmative action is now up! ... complement it with this excellent article about race and HS admissions in NYC by her and as well:
The fight over who gets to go to New York's elite public high schools, by and
I and try to answer this too Nice article. However in NYC theres no comprehensive plan for other #highschools to accommodate kids from select neighborhoods who can no longer go to the #SpecializedHS
Thank you, and ! One of the most in-depth pieces I have read on this issue, including major insights on the decline in Black and Latinx admissions to elite public schools. Via cc #SHSAT #AsianAmericans
"Now, instead of tracking within schools, there is effectively tracking between schools, with parents vying to get their children into “good” elementary and middle schools and keep them out of the bad ones." in
Check out and I wrote about the #SHSAT #Stuyvesant #BronxScience #BTech #Diversity #AsianAmerican
The fight over who gets to go to New York's elite public high schools, by and
"In the U.S, if a child’s parents are poor, he or she is generally likely to grow up to be poor, or a little less so. But New York’s specialized schools obliterate that correlation." by and
Read this article by and for a deeper look into the fight over admissions to New York's elite public high schools.
It's depressing when you see white supremacy try to wedge between PoC to steal/hoard public ed resources. But it's THRILLING when your Asian American academic besties go on a fucking TEAR dismantling the bullshit! Woo-hoo sociologists
"Whatever the merits of de Blasio’s proposal, it would have a limited effect on the system-wide problem of school inequity he’s interested in fixing, as specialized high schools only account for about 6 percent of seats in the city’s public high schools."
Thank you, and ! One of the most in-depth pieces I have read on this issue, including major insights on the decline in Black and Latinx admissions to elite public schools
"In the United States, if a child’s parents are poor, he or she is generally likely to grow up to be poor, or a little less so. But, as we’ve found in our research among Stuyvesant graduates, New York’s specialized schools obliterate that correlation."
Given Albany’s decision to keep the SHSAT in the 3 mandated high schools DeBlasio and Caranzza should be more proactive and take measures to eliminate the test at the other 5. ⁦⁩ SHSAT Controversy in Public High Schools - The Atlantic
So me and wrote this about de Blasio's proposal to change #SHSAT.
there’s a notion that expanding G&T can help get more B&L kids into SHS. It won’t. history: we used to have honors in every middle school (called special progress, or “SP”) /3
Different from Harvard. This one is led by the mayor and deals with public high schools. The schools are also relatively high-performing and progressive (standardized test is a response to tracking). Fascinating history: 2/3
Great work . My only caveat is with your subtitle, since you know which is actually the best high school in America What’s Going on With New York’s Elite Public High Schools?
Here's an Atlantic article point out the same thing.
Whatever your stance on this issue, this essay is worth reading for the context and data it provides.