Mayor is seeking to change admissions policy to be specialized high school mid-admissions season. Supposedly to address low representation of blacks and hispanics in the schools....(more)2-28-2019 7:55am
There is a pending lawsuit over it alleging it is racially discriminatory against Asians.
They are setting some kids up to fail. Discovery program admits used to go to the SHSAT schools with cutoffs close to their score. Now th y will be enrolling kids who failed to...(more)2-28-2019 8:05am+1 like
score above the cutoff for the least competitive schools to the most competitive schools.
In reality, the proposed admissions tinkering is unlikely to do much. The elephant in the room that no one is discussing is that groups that attend in low proportions also apply...(more)2-28-2019 8:00am
in lower proportions and have higher rates of declining offers of admission. Proposal does not address why these schools seem unpopular among these communities.