A School Admissions Process That Caused Segregation Fell Apart in Weeks

Parent Leaders for Accelerated Curriculum and Education, a group that supports gifted and talented schools and screened admissions, has been encouraging families to write to the mayor and chancellor to register their concerns.

form letter on the group’s website accuses the city of “deliberately and cynically using the deadly Covid-19 crisis to enact an agenda that I oppose and about which my voice has not been heard.”

“In this environment that’s been created, achievement is a dirty word,” said Lucas Liu, a PLACE founder.

Link to full article on the NY Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/11/nyregion/coronavirus-nyc-schools-admissions.html