Bronx Academy of Letters Speaks to DNAinfo About Segregation

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Student advocates from Bronx Academy of Letters give testimony on the conditions at their segregated, predominantly Black and Latino high school. They thoughtfully analyze how segregation across NYC public schools relates to our system's inequitable distribution of resources. Check out the full article, "MAP: How Diverse (or Not) Is Your Kid's Public School?" by Amy Zimmer, which includes statistics about school segregation in NYC.

Samantha believes that the racial breakdown of the Bronx Academy of Letters ... is one reason why her school lacks basics like music instruction. A stack of musical instruments sits untouched in a closet of the school, since there is no money to hire a music teacher.
— Amy Zimmer, DNAinfo