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Educating for the Status Quo
The debate around the specialized high school admissions test in New York City only reflects a greater issue about inclusion and diversity in schools nationwide. Maria and Julio are joined by Reema Amin, reporter at Chalkbeat NY, and Maria Bautista, campaigns director at the Alliance for Quality Education, to discuss how schools are leaving out POC students and the role access plays in education.
ITT Staff Picks:
- Read Reema Amin’s reporting on the lobbying groups working to keep the SHSAT in New York City schools, via Chalkbeat.
- The New York Times breaks down why schools are still segregated in 2019.
- This piece on how economic and academic segregation occurs on the inside, within the same schools, via The Atlantic.
This episode was mixed by Jeanne Montalvo.
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