Episode 2: Noah Goes to High School
In Part Two of Noah's story, we dive into New York City's "open choice" high school admissions process, a driver of school segregation. On May 5, the New York Times ran a feature called The Broken Promises of Choice in New York City Schools, which provides an in-depth look at how the process fails low-income students of color across the city.
Below, find two excerpts from the 2017 New York City high school directory: the description of Noah's school and the "Action Steps Checklist" for families. Click here to see a PDF of the full 626-page document.