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Report Shows Diversity is Crucial

Report Shows Diversity is Crucial

By Chelsey Sanchez, Digital Director

November 13, 2017


Filed under City News, News, Top Stories

A report by the Metro Center finds that diversity in NYC public schools plays a role in the quality of education.

The Only Path to Educational Improvement Is Desegregation of Schools

The Only Path to Educational Improvement Is Desegregation of Schools

By WSN Editorial Board

September 15, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Diverse learning environments create increased opportunities for all students, no matter their circumstances, and prepare them for an increasingly global workplace awaiting them post-graduation.

Are Segregated Dorms the Answer?

Are Segregated Dorms the Answer?

By Faith Gates, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News

NYU students discuss the possibly of organizing residence halls by race after CSULA's Black Student Union asked for segregated dorms to avoid microagressions.

‘White Only’ and ‘Black Only’ signs spark controversy

By Daria Butler, Contributing Writer

October 22, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Student hangs controversial signs around Buffalo college.

New York State public schools suffer from segregation

New York State public schools suffer from segregation

By Kavish Harjai, News Editor

April 2, 2014


Filed under News

New York State public schools are the most segregated in the nation, according to a report released on March 26. The report, published by the Civil Rights Project at the University of California, Los Angeles, says New York State public schools have held this record for many years. Gary Orfield, co-...

21st century equivalent of Jim Crow laws in Israel?

21st century equivalent of Jim Crow laws in Israel?

March 8, 2013


Filed under Opinion

A group of long-oppressed people — whose aforementioned oppression spanned the lifetimes of many generations — is being forced to use separate buses in order to maintain a sense of decorum in a given society. Sound familiar? It should. It sounds like something one would hear in a documentary...