bronx high school of science

So Many Graduations. So Many Emotions.

So Many Graduations. So Many Emotions.

Every June, New York City is filled with students deep in their feels.
Amid Racial Divisions, Mayor’s Plan to Scrap Elite School Exam Fails

Amid Racial Divisions, Mayor’s Plan to Scrap Elite School Exam Fails

Opposition from Asian lawmakers and a billionaire’s lobbying push helped block Bill de Blasio’s plan to desegregate New York’s specialized schools.

An Editor’s Yearbook Tells a Tale of Race in New York’s Elite Public Schools

When I attended Bronx Science, the student body was 23 percent black and Hispanic. Its ethnic makeup is very different today.
Big Money Enters Debate Over Race and Admissions at Stuyvesant

Big Money Enters Debate Over Race and Admissions at Stuyvesant

Mr. Lauder, who is the president of the World Jewish Congress, and Mr. Parsons, the former Time Warner chief executive and Citigroup chairman who sits on the board of Estée Lauder Companies, have been
New Statistics Highlight How New York City’s Most Elite Public Schools Are Leaving Black Students Behind

New Statistics Highlight How New York City’s Most Elite Public Schools Are Leaving Black Students Behind

Offers to black students at New York City’s elite public schools are dropping—and the numbers are absolutely dismal. Read more...
Only 7 Black Students Got Into N.Y.’s Most Selective High School, Out of 895 Spots

Only 7 Black Students Got Into N.Y.’s Most Selective High School, Out of 895 Spots

Students at Stuyvesant High School, where only seven black applicants gained admission on Monday.
Racist? Fair? Biased? Asian-American Alumni Debate Elite High School Admissions

Racist? Fair? Biased? Asian-American Alumni Debate Elite High School Admissions

From left, Annie Tan, Tasfia Rahman and John Liu, reflected on their time at New York City’s specialized high schools.
Elite New York High Schools to Offer 1 in 5 Slots to Those Below Cutoff

Elite New York High Schools to Offer 1 in 5 Slots to Those Below Cutoff

Samuel Cole, 13, is participating in a three-week summer Discovery program in the hope of gaining a seat at the specialized High School for Math, Science and Engineering at the City College of New
‘A Huge Blind Spot’: Why New York Asians Feel Overlooked

‘A Huge Blind Spot’: Why New York Asians Feel Overlooked

City Councilman Peter Koo, center, addressed a rally to protest the city’s plan to revamp admissions to the city’s specialized high schools, which draw many Asian-American children.
Who Wins, and Who Loses, in the Proposed Plan for Elite Schools?

Who Wins, and Who Loses, in the Proposed Plan for Elite Schools?

At the Christa McAuliffe School in Brooklyn, three quarters of the eighth graders were offered seats at the city’s specialized high schools this year. That number would fall to 7 percent under a new
De Blasio Proposes Changes to New York’s Elite High Schools

De Blasio Proposes Changes to New York’s Elite High Schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio speaking to reporters last month. He campaigned on the issue of public school segregation when he first ran for mayor, in 2013, but the problem persists.