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Civil Rights Complaint To Be Filed Against Specialized NYC High Schools

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Stuyvesant, long considered the city's most elite public high school, offered spaces to 967 students this year.

19 of those students were black. That's more than double the number of black students admitted the year before.

On Thursday, the NAACP Legal Defense Fund is filing a federal civil rights complaint, challenging the city's admissions process for eight specialized high schools, including Stuyvesant, Bronx Science and Brooklyn Tech.

Read the full article on N.Y. 1.