TITLE

High stakes injustice: How the current specialized H.S. test fails minority students

AUTHOR(S)
ESPAILLAT, ADRIANO; CAMARA, ASSEMBLYMAN KARIM
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;5/9/2013, Vol. 104 Issue 19, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article presents the authors' opinion on injustice towards Black and Latino students in specialized high schools in New York City. The author highlights the fact that despite an overwhelming percentage of Black and Latino students in the city's public school system, few are admitted to the city's specialized schools. The author says that high stakes testing is the root cause of this injustice towards Black and Latino students.
ACCESSION #
87638436

 

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