Eagle photo by Paula KatinasSouthwest Brooklyn’s Asian-American community, up in arms over Mayor Bill de Blasio’s proposal to eliminate the do-or-die entrance exam for the city’s elite high schools, is busy planning its next move in the escalating fight.
The incoming freshman class at Stuyvesant High School, for example, has only seven black students, Chalkbeat reported.
It’s a fair way for kids to get into good high schools.
The result is that these districts are not producing youngsters who can pass the SHSAT,” Colton told parents.
DOE officials pushed back against Colton’s contention that middle schools don’t adequately prepare students for high school.