Boundary Matters: Uncovering the Hidden History of New York City’s School Subdistrict Lines

While today’s school subdistrict boundaries were mostly established in the late 1960s, their historical roots are much older, dating back to the beginning of the 20th century, when New York City as we know it today was formed by consolidating what are now the five boroughs—the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island—into one unit. In 1902, a centralized board of education took control of the entire city school system, which was divided into 46 geographic school subdistricts, each with their own local board and administrator

CEC District 2 SHSAT Resolution Response

Update:  Happy to report that District 2 CEC decided against passing this resolution.  Personally, I believe that was very brave of them as they had to stare down a large group of very angry people in doing so.

3 CEC District 2 members recently released a resolution proposal titled:

Resolution: In Support of Comprehensive Community Input to any and all Proposed Changes to Specialized High School Admissions and In Support of Public Access to Department of Education Data Concerning Proposed Admissions Rubric Metrics

Below is a list of comments relating to the statements and questions raised in this resolution. …