In a win for common sense, the Legislature embraced a measure to boost diversity in New York City’s elite high schools without compromising standards.
Kudos to state Sen. Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) and Assemblymen Walter Mosley (D-Fort Greene) and Jeffrey Dinowitz (D-Kingsbridge). Their $2 million fund will help students get a better shot at winning admission by building test-prep programs for kids at under-performing middle schools.
The plan’s modeled on the Brooklyn Tech Alumni Foundation’s successful STEM Pipeline Program, which inspires students to careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
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