By Ann Brown
Five years ago, just seven Black students were accepted to one of New York City’s top public specialized schools, Stuyvesant High School. This year, the number was exactly the same.
“Seven Black students have been offered a chance to start classes at Stuyvesant High School in September,” out of 952 total offers. It was two fewer Black students than the nine the school had accepted the year prior in a freshman class of 963 students. In response, a state lawmaker declared that he would redraft a bill he had introduced three years earlier to change the admissions policies at the school; the city reeled. It was 2014,” The Atlantic reported.
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