CIR sues to end NYC magnet school race quota

January 14, 2008

Mark Twain limits minorities to boost white percentage

Washington, D.C.: The Center for Individual Rights today will file a class action lawsuit against the New York City Department of Education challenging the use of separate, lower admissions standards for white students at prestigious Mark Twain Intermediate School in order to boost

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CIR sues NYC to end magnet school quota

January 14, 2008

CIR filed suit to end a racial quota at prestigious Mark Twain Intermediate School, a New York City magnet school. The relic of a 30-plus-year-old desegregation decree, the 60% white – 40% minority quota at the school now limits the number of minority students who can attend the school. Due

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