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A Perk for N.Y.’s Richest Areas: First Dibs on Top Public Schools

The New York Times ran a piece about High School admission on Aug 27, 2020 which quoted me saying that the creation of academically strong, and therefore coveted schools, should be “replicated.” And they should! We need to stop the…

Anti-racist Arguments Are Tearing People Apart

Conor Friedersdorf thoughtfully chronicles a Community Education Council meeting that I chair as President, which went “viral” because of outrage over a white dad holding a black child on his lap. The incident, and the bizarre reaction to it, shed…

Integration Efforts Kick Off in Manhattan’s District 2

"Integration efforts kick off in Manhattan’s District 2, home to some of NYC’s most affluent and coveted schools" was originally published by Chalkbeat, a nonprofit news organization covering public education. Sign up for their newsletters here: ckbe.at/newsletters Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat…