Elizabeth Weise

What can parents and communities do to create socioeconomically integrated schools?

A System Divided: To Be Black at Stuyvesant High

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LIKE a city unto itself, Stuyvesant High School, in Lower Manhattan, is broken into neighborhoods, official and otherwise. The math department is on the 4th of its 10 floors; biology is on the 7th. Seniors congregate by the curved mint wall off the second-floor atrium, next to lockers that are such prime real estate that students trade them for $100 or more. Sophomores are relegated to the sixth floor.

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Written by Elizabeth Weise

November 9, 2015 at 5:59 pm

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