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Statement: ‘More Specialized High Schools, Better Support for Students of Color,’ Williams Demands

On Friday, Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams testified before the New York State Assembly Standing Committee on Education regarding New York City’s specialized high schools, and specifically the Specialized High School Standardized Admissions Test.  Also called the “Elite Eight,” the city’s specialized high schools rank among the nation’s most competitive and demanding institutions and admit students […]