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This Year, Only 10 Black Students Got Into N.Y.C.’s Top High School

This Year, Only 10 Black Students Got Into N.Y.C.’s Top High School

A bitter debate about diversity in the nation’s largest school system followed news last year that Stuyvesant High School had admitted just seven black students.
We Are New York Teachers. Close the Schools.

We Are New York Teachers. Close the Schools.

Hand washing can’t prevent our thousands of students, faculty and staff at Stuyvesant High from getting infected and infecting loved ones.
MoMA Reopening: Everything You Need to Know

MoMA Reopening: Everything You Need to Know

Monday: MoMA is bigger and more demanding. It's also more fun, says our art critic.
MoMA Is Back: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

MoMA Is Back: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Monday: MoMA is bigger and more demanding. It's also more fun, says our art critic.

The Fight to Desegregate New York Schools

Can the largest public school system in the U.S. educate students fairly if it’s also one of the most segregated?

The Fight to Desegregate New York Schools

Can the largest public school system in the U.S. educate students fairly if it’s also one of the most segregated?
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.
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
A Few More Black Students Are Offered Spots at Stuyvesant, Fanning Fresh Uproar

A Few More Black Students Are Offered Spots at Stuyvesant, Fanning Fresh Uproar

A national debate was ignited by the low number of black students admitted to Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan.
A Few More Black Students Are Offered Spots at Stuyvesant, Fanning Fresh Uproar

A Few More Black Students Are Offered Spots at Stuyvesant, Fanning Fresh Uproar

A national debate was ignited by the low number of black students admitted to Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan.

New York’s Best Schools Need to Do Better

Yet again, the paucity of black and Latino students admitted to New York City’s elite public high schools is cause for alarm, and action.
Big City: Stop Fixating on One Elite High School, Stuyvesant. There Are Bigger Problems.

Big City: Stop Fixating on One Elite High School, Stuyvesant. There Are Bigger Problems.

At the prestigious Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan, out of 895 slots in the next freshman class, only seven were offered to black students.
Stuyvesant Has 29 Black Students Out of 3,300. How Do They Feel?

Stuyvesant Has 29 Black Students Out of 3,300. How Do They Feel?

Members of Stuyvesant High School’s Black Students League and Aspira, the Hispanic student organization, met in Battery Park after school on Wednesday.
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.
How a Thirteen-Year-Old Girl Smashed the Gender Divide in American High Schools

How a Thirteen-Year-Old Girl Smashed the Gender Divide in American High Schools

Laurie Gwen Shapiro writes about Alice de Rivera, who challenged Stuyvesant High School’s policy that women could not apply and set a new cultural precedent for coeducation.
Challengers of Affirmative Action Have a New Target: New York City’s Elite High Schools

Challengers of Affirmative Action Have a New Target: New York City’s Elite High Schools

Stuyvesant High School is the most competitive of the eight test-in specialized schools in New York City.