Tag: Bronx High School of Science

So Many Graduations. So Many Emotions.

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] Pop quiz: Which is greater on graduation day in New York: the number of graduates or the number of emotions? In late June, the city is filled with students deep in their feels. “A whole bunch of emotions!” Malik […]

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Amid Racial Divisions, Mayor’s Plan to Scrap Elite School Exam Fails

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] Richard A. Carranza, the city schools chancellor, insisted last week that the plan to eliminate the entrance exam that dictates admission into Stuyvesant High School and the city’s other top public high schools was gaining traction. “There’s some real […]

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Telling the Story of Race in New York City’s Elite High Schools Using Old Yearbooks — Including My Own

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. Movies about American high schools usually portray a micro-society ruled by football players, the wildly popular kings of the hallways. The cheerleaders are blond, pretty-but-bubbly ditzes; the “all-American” look is usually Anglo-Saxon, with Asian, black […]

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