There are 652 students enrolled at P.S. 163 this year, from prekindergarten through fifth grade. Roughly 63 percent of them are black and Hispanic; whites make up 27 percent; and Asians account for 6 percent.
Yet in P.S. 163’s gifted classes, the racial dynamics of the neighborhood, the school itself and the school system are turned upside down.
- White Gifted Rule in NY City (educationviews.org)
- Viewpoints: Davis students document issues of race, test scores (sacbee.com)
- More schooling urged, for toddlers and teens (poststar.com)
- Diversity In Focus: College Enrollment (hispanicbusiness.com)
- Is tracking bad for disadvantaged students? (perfect-free.typepad.com)
- STUDY: More Race Pride Equals Academic Success (blackamericaweb.com)
- AM News: What Next For Newtown (& School Safety)? (scholasticadministrator.typepad.com)
- Report: NJ college enrollment growing more diverse (sfgate.com)
- Reward Schools not Gulen Charter Schools (sonoranscienceparents.org)
- College Diversity Study Finds Racial Segregation Persists In Higher Ed (huffingtonpost.com)