De Blasio Seeks to Upend Entry to Top NYC Schools

De Blasio Seeks to Upend Entry to Top NYC Schools Play

June 23 (Bloomberg) -- New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks about the city's education system and testing policies. De Blasio, who took office Jan. 1 promising to reduce economic inequality, said he wants to end a 43-year policy that restricts admission at the city’s elite high schools to students who score highest on a standardized test. He spoke at a news conference on June 17. (Courtesy of New York City Mayor's Office. Source: Bloomberg)

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