Skip to comments.Asian Groups See Bias in Plan to Diversify New York’s Elite Schools
Posted on 06/06/2018 6:46:15 AM PDT by C19fan
A new plan to change the way students are admitted to New Yorks elite public high schools is infuriating members of some Asian communities who feel they will be pushed aside in the drive to admit more than a handful of black and Latino students.
But in a series of forceful statements on Tuesday, Richard A. Carranza, the schools chancellor, offered a blunt rebuttal to their claims. I just dont buy into the narrative that any one ethnic group owns admission to these schools, he said on Fox 5 New York.
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Fair enough, I thought we were suppose to judge a man not by the color of his skin but by the content of his character?
Chinese, Indian, and Vietnamese parents are perfectly capable of starting their own schools for high achievers, and know how to operate them cheaply and effectively with lots of parent involvement.
I’ve seen it happen with my own eyes, and I’m sure it can happen in NYC.
Remember, “merit” is a racist code word.
Asians have got to get over the fact that low IQ Africans have killed meritocracy. Diversity is the code word for the how to cheat program of the African community of dunces.
I understand that some educational establishments used to do something similar with regard to Jewish students; until it became unfashionable.
Asians vote for the Rats by a huge majority so it’s hard to be sympathetic.
Its not about attracting the best students. The Jewish parents demanded the best of everything so those schools excelled.
They do heavily support the Democrats, much like the Jews, another group with a high proportion of overachievers. Fifty years ago, the same elite high schools were heavily Jewish. However, much of this population has moved to the suburbs or out of the region. Interestingly, before World War II, many Anglo-Protestant dominated Ivy League colleges and prep schools imposed quotas on Jewish admissions. The results of that war and the discrediting of racial superiority theories due to the excesses of the Nazis helped to end this discrimination. Seventy years later, quotas have returned, to the detriment of Asian Americans.
He prefers to actually judge by color. Thats what diversity is all about
I am for true merit based promotion. The notion of putting everyone in there just so certain groups don’t get their feelings hurt is a notion tried and failed. I’m a proud white guy. If I don’t make the cut to go to school with the asians, then I accept it and/or try harder rather than demand some special accommodation.
More of the soft bigotry of low expectations. I would hope every parent, regardless of skin color, would be pi$$ed.
If you’re sure it can happen in NYC then you have not seen NY politicians in action.
Asians need to get used to the idea of paying for their childre’s schooling twice. Once, through their real estate taxes to fund “ Senior Children’s Day care” AKA government schools and once through private school tuition.
No sense of the individual in Comrade de Blasio’s NYC.
NYers are getting what they deserve—as they always do—with their choice of mayor.
Its not about bias. Its about making sure all kids are as dumb as as their kids. Cant have anyone looking smarter than the hoodlums.
What a putz. NO ethnic group owns admission to these schools. Or did, up until now. Selection was based on merit, period. It is NYC that is now creating a racial entitlement.
The parents of passed-over students should file suit. This should demand a listing of admitted students by race and test scores (individuals need not be named), as well as a list of all passed over students with higher test scores than the lowest score of an admitted student. The latter students are clear victims of racial discrimination. The suit should demand that NYC schools make them whole by giving them a full scholarship to the private school of their choice.
This would fix the problem substantively while making public the degree of racial discrimination involved. It would also impose a remedy that would hit the NYC educrats where it hurts.
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