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Suit Filed Against PSAL Discrimination

PSAL Boys Volleyball (JULIUS CONSTANTINE MOTAL/Riverdale Press)

The Daily News reports that students and their supporters, backed by the New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, have filed a suit against the city, arguing that the Department of Education (DOE) discriminates against black and Latino students by providing more sports opportunities to students of other races in the Public School Athletics League (PSAL).

Among other things, the Public Interest lawyers contend that the DOE spend 17% more on athletics for white and Asian students than their black and Latino counterparts.

Read the full June 21, 2018 report by Ben Chapman in DAILY NEWS…

In May the Principal and Director of School Culture at the Urban Assembly Academy of Letters appeared on BronxNet‘s BronxTalk to discuss inequality in school sports.

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