NJ Spotlight News

Possible changes to Jersey City schools’ admissions process

Clip: 07/20/2021 | 3m 45s | Video has closed captioning.

Two of Jersey City’s elite schools, McNair Academic High School and Infinity Institute, may value socioeconomic status over race in their new admissions process. The Board of Education is considering making the change for the fall of 2022, but community members caution against it, warning that it will hurt students of color in the long run.

Aired: 07/20/21

Rating: NR

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