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NYC announces new ‘transparent and fair’ admissions process for middle, high schools

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The city loosened selection criteria during the pandemic, policies some parents protested as unfair and others hoped would reduce racial disparities. The sweeping move will end the mandatory random lottery for middle schools. At the city's competitive high schools, priority for seats will be limited to top students whose grades are an A average.
2 months ago·New York, United States

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In a Reversal, New York City Tightens Admissions to Some Top Schools

The city loosened selection criteria during the pandemic, policies some parents protested as unfair and others hoped would reduce racial disparities.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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NYC changes controversial high school admissions process

Schools Chancellor David Banks introduced the new policy, in which the top 15% of students in each school and citywide — with an average GPA of 90 or above — will be given “first access” to screened schools.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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New NYC high school admission process to reward hard work, reversing pandemic policy: chancellor

A new admission policy that rewards students for classroom success was unveiled Thursday by New York City’s schools chancellor, who reversed a moratorium aimed at diversifying some of the city’s most elite programs.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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NYC Abandons De Blasio-Era Admissions Policies As Families Flee Public Schools

New York City is changing admission policies, basing admissions to selective high schools and middle schools on test scores, according to a press release.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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Schools Chancellor unveils new admissions policy for NYC middle and high schools

New York City Schools Chancellor announced his new school admissions policy Thursday.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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NYC Cements Use of Academic-Admission Screens in Selective High Schools

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