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Lawsuit Claims New York City's Gifted-and-Talented Selection Process Is Flawed

MAY 17, 2013 - A group of parents vying to get their children into New York City's gifted-and-talented programs filed a lawsuit Thursday to try to halt the admissions process and force the city to change its admissions policies.



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In 2010, applications to highly selective colleges increased by more than 5%—and acceptance rates dropped by an average of 8%.