I'm a retired teacher and recently I started prepping my grandson for the 4th grade math test. He is a bright child but he should not be getting perfect scores on the last 5 years worth of ELA and Math tests. The tests were fixed to make the Dept of Education and Mayor look good.
G1911 1sensei Yes it is racist and a form of class warfare. I think she meant to say that working class whites and minorities have been driven out of the district.
Im a retired teacher and served 10 summers in various schools in district 14. I watched the area transform into Brooklyn Heights East.
ANYA KAMENETZ statement that Italians are not White is interesting. At the turn of the last century people with her last name and Italians were considered unworthy of being Americans by people with her bourgeois attitude. I take offense and I'm not even Italian.
Richard1980 I agree in principle but how do you decide what is merit. The 10percent rule is fair because it is fair. Get excellent grades and your in. You have to go to public school and compete with the smelly masses.