With applications due in two days, the city's Department of Education is not changing the high school admissions process this year, despite hints to the contrary from school officials.
“No changes will be made to the grading scale for applying to screened high school programs for this fall. The deadline to apply to high school remains Friday, March 11,” the Department of Education said in a statement Wednesday.
In an interview with NY1, Schools Chancellor David Banks said parents have told him not to change the high school admissions process “at the eleventh hour. We can't afford to make changes again. It'll just throw the system into chaos. And I agree with that," Banks said.