Asian Americans accuse elite schools of discrimination

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In this Jan. 21, 2016 photo,  Principal Sandra Soto, far right, of Public School 705, Brooklyn Arts and Science elementary school, addresses a gathering of parents a on tour of the school in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Gentrification has been coming fast to the school's Crown Heights neighborhood, with the influx of wealthier, white residents being reflected in the hallways, but a pilot program will let PS705 and six other New York City elementary schools tweak their admissions policies to foster diversity by setting aside spots for low-income kids.(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) In this Jan. 21, 2016 photo, Principal Sandra Soto, far right, of Public School 705, Brooklyn Arts and Science elementary school, addresses a gathering of parents a on tour of the school in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Gentrification has been coming fast to the school’s Crown Heights neighborhood, with the influx of wealthier, white residents being reflected in the hallways, but a pilot program will let PS705 and six other New York City elementary schools tweak their admissions policies to foster diversity by setting aside spots for low-income kids.(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Are Asian students in America being penalized for doing well on tests? Critics say measures to increase diversity in some of America’s top high schools and universities are coming at the expense of Asian students who tend to score better on admission tests.
CCTV’s Liling Tan filed this report from New York.

Asian Americans accuse elite schools of discrimination

Asian Americans accuse elite schools of discrimination

Are Asian students in America being penalized for doing well on tests ? Critics say measures to increase diversity in some of America's top high schools and universities are coming at the expense of Asian students who tend to score better on admission tests. CCTV's Liling Tan filed this report from New York.