Mayor Eric Adams floated building five new specialized high schools, one in each borough, with admissions criteria beyond standardized tests, according to a report.
They would screen with “a different criteria that doesn’t have to only be standardized testing,” he said in a Zoom interview with the New York Sun. He also said he would leave the city’s current selective schools, which by law require the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test, or SHSAT, “alone.”
“Being gifted and talented … is more than your ability to take an exam,” Hizzoner said.
Adams also admitted that some of the rich have fled New York — but because of rising
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