Post Tagged with: "Brooklyn Technical High School"

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Opinion: Elite High School Test ‘Not a Problem Then’ or Now

Brooklyn, Education, Opinion June 7, 2018 at 5:52 pm

A Brooklyn Tech graduate writes in Amsterdam News on how specialized high schools can reflect the demographics of the city, like they once did, while still keeping the entrance exam.

Bronx High School of Science (Photo by Dave Winer, Creative commons license)

Making Specialized High Schools More Diverse

African American, Black, Education, Latino, Youth February 27, 2018 at 2:28 pm

Amsterdam News takes a look at the underrepresentation of Black and Hispanics at the city’s specialized high schools.

Stuyvesant Principal Jie Zhang answers Chinese parents’ questions. (Photo by Guoqi Cui via China Press)

Chinese Parents Anxious Over School Admission Reforms

East Asian, Education, New York September 24, 2014 at 12:05 pm

Both World Journal and China Press reported on a high school fair in Brooklyn, where Chinese parents expressed concerns about proposed school admission reforms for specialized high schools in the city.

Amsterdam News compiled a useful interactive map showing the density of stop-and-frisk incidents citywide, broken down block by block.

Voices in Focus: a Spotlight on Stop-and-Frisk

Crime, Demographics May 30, 2012 at 1:28 pm

More food for thought on stop-and-frisk: an interactive map shows the density of police stops, block by block, citywide; black and Latino queer youths say they’re targeted by police officers on the West Village Piers; and two groups of Brooklyn teens recount dramatically different experiences with police.