After a Late Start, City Recruits More Middle Schoolers for Specialized High School Prep

Go To Source The city's elite public high schools have a diversity problem. Fewer than 10 percent of those offered seats this year at Stuyvesant and the seven other specialized high schools are black and Latino, even though the two groups account for about two thirds of all city public school students. The Department of [...]

By | 2017-01-29T22:21:23+00:00 August 18th, 2016|DREAM|0 Comments

City Announces New Initiatives to Increase Diversity at Specialized High Schools

Go To Source Six New Initiatives to Provide More Outreach, Tutoring, and Opportunities for Underrepresented Students to Enroll in Specialized High Schools NEW YORK – Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced six new initiatives aimed at increasing access and boosting diversity at New York City’s specialized high schools. These efforts are beginning this summer and will [...]

By | 2017-01-29T21:36:09+00:00 June 9th, 2016|DREAM|0 Comments

City to Recruit More Blacks, Latinos for Specialized High Schools

Go To Source WNYC has learned the Department of Education on Thursday will announce several new initiatives aimed at improving student diversity in the city's eight specialized high schools, where black and Latino enrollment has fallen to just 11 percent. This year, fewer blacks and Latinos were offered seats compared to last year. In response, [...]

By | 2017-01-29T22:26:23+00:00 January 9th, 2016|DREAM|0 Comments