An excerpt from the new book ‘An Inconvenient Minority’ explores how the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test propelled generations of Jewish, Asian, Black, and Hispanic New Yorkers to success, and why it’s now being dismantled
As a wave of anti-Israel hate spreads from elite college campuses to public high schools, some Massachusetts parents wanted to fight back. But they were not joined by the major Jewish organizations. What happened in Newton?
‘I finally made something out of me’
A New Jersey school board is weighing whether to allow a high school performance of ‘Ragtime’ that includes the N-word
How my Judaism helps to identify the schools I want to attend
Rabbi Tully Harcsztark, principal of Bronx-based SAR Academy, acknowledged the grief of the LGBT community in a speech that went viral on Facebook
Incident at Princeton High School holds up a mirror to the American Jewish Community’s sick obsession with passing as “white”
Students at the Jewish day school sound off on Isaac Herzog’s candidacy
Decision to build student sukkah off-campus shows democracy at its best
The group pushed for student sukkah to be built off-campus this year. Why?
California high school prints 1,600 copies without catching misspelling prank
Jack Cahn’s fight for his high school presidency gets the Times’ attention
How one woman came to terms with her (Jewish) nose