A Shadow System of Tracking by School Feeds Segregation

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New York Times

Jun 18, 12:00 AM

A Shadow System of Tracking by School Feeds Segregation

One in five middle and high schools in New York, the nation’s largest school district, now choose all of their students based on factors like grades or state test scores. That intensifies an already raw debate about equity, representation and opportunity that has raged since Mr. de Blasio proposed scrapping the one-day test now required to gain entry into New York’s eight elite high schools.

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