NYC parents express doubts over Education Council election results, demand independent audit from DOE

“McLean, who is also the president of the District 16 Community Education Council and a member of the Mayor’s School Diversity Advisory Group, re-emphasized the rally’s intention away from the contentious discussions about the elections results where 40% of seats were won by 133 elected candidates endorsed by PLACE, a parent group that advocates for academic screening and merit-based admissions, as opposed to lottery systems, for New York City’s top-ranking specialized high schools. PLACE candidates also won all elected seats on the Citywide Council on High Schools.”

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