‘It Has to Start Somewhere’: Grass-Roots Drive to Integrate New York Schools

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New York Times

May 18, 12:00 AM

‘It Has to Start Somewhere’: Grass-Roots Drive to Integrate New York Schools

The middle school in northern Manhattan is named after Booker T. Washington, a champion of education for African-Americans. But in a district where half the students are Hispanic and black, less than a quarter of the 852 students in this selective, high-performing school are from those groups.

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