Seventy-three percent were classified as Asian, 18% as white, 6% as multiracial and other (including black) and 3% Hispanic.
“There can be no claims of this TJ overhaul battling ‘white privilege,’” the petition says.
Third, the contemplated changes threaten to undermine the reputation and academic integrity of TJ by severing TJ’s admissions from admissions based purely on academic merit.
The changes likely won’t do black or Hispanic students any favors either.
We anticipate that many of [students admitted for non-meritocratic reasons] will struggle academically or lead the school to revamp its curriculum to make it less academically advanced.