Richard Carranza’s Last Stand

“Carranza was walloped by an “activation of constituencies around the specialized-high-school exam,” Wallack said, which hadn’t previously really existed. Lucas Liu, a parent and co-president of Place NYC, a group that is fighting to keep testing in place, called that the “rise of the Asian voice” and said it was scaring the powers that be. “We weren’t invited to sit at the table. We forcibly took our seat at the table.”

“I don’t think he misunderstood [the Asian community],” said Liu. “I would say he didn’t care.” In the end, the SHSAT reform bill failed in the New York State Legislature.”

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