Education and Hispanic Students

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Education and Hispanic Students
In February the city of New York announced the names of those students who had been admitted into its top high schools for next year. As has been the case in past years, only a small percent of Latino students found themselves among those admitted to Stuyvesant High School, the top academic school in New York City. Only 17 Hispanic students are among those admitted to the school for next year. This is down even from the 24 Hispanic acceptances last year. In total almost 23,000 eighth-grade students from the city’s five boroughs took exams for entry into one of the city’s top eight schools. 5,261 gained admission. But, in total only 8% of these were Hispanic, compared to 57% who were Asian, 28% who are white...
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