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This edition: Diversifying New York's Specialized High Schools

Episode Details

Original tape date: March 28, 2018.

First aired: March 28, 2018.

New York City's specialized high schools for top students continue to lack diversity. Last year, only 10 black and 27 Latino students were offered seats in the elite high schools. Brian discusses the issue with panelists City Councilman Keith Powers, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Jacqueline Wayans of Lantern Community Services and Lazar Treschan of Community Service Society.

Guest List

Hon. Ruben Diaz, Jr. Bronx Borough President

Keith Powers City Council Member, New York City Council

Lazar Treschan Director of Youth Policy, Community Service Society

Jacqueline Wayans Education Service Manager, Lantern Community Services