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Specialized High Schools

Bloomberg to Children of Color: Life's Not Fair, Get Over It

David R. Jones, Esq. | Posted 05.20.2013 | New York
David R. Jones, Esq.

Of the 5,229 students accepted to the city's eight Specialized High Schools this year, only 618 were black or Hispanic, a decline of nearly 16 percent in one year alone.

Are You in the "High School Limbo Lounge"?

Donna Fish | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Donna Fish

Parents out there whose kids did not make the 'first round' into a specialized high school are now in this special place known only to New York City parents: "The High School Hell Limbo Lounge."