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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…

Preserve and Expand NYC’s Successful G&T Programs

This opinion piece first appeared in the Queens Chronicle, April 27, 2020 by Yiatin Chu, Chien Kwok and Maud Maron  One year ago the mayor’s School Diversity Advisory Group (SDAG) proposed to “discontinue the use of the Gifted & Talented…

Boys Need Test-Based Specialized High School Admissions

This opinion piece was first published in the New York Daily News on Apr 02, 2019 by Maud Maron and Cressida Connolly Mayor de Blasio’s plan to eliminate the Specialized High Schools Admissions test will hurt boys. Models project that if…