IntegrateNYC4me comments on DOE's pilot program aimed at diversity

Earth School, one of the schools in the pilot program

Earth School, one of the schools in the pilot program

The DOE is instituting a pilot program which will give preference to English Language Learner and low-income students in enrollment at seven Manhattan and Brooklyn elementary schools. An article about the program on Politico New York includes IntegrateNYC4me's take on how this is just a first step:

‘Integration can seem overwhelming if we are only thinking about enrollment,’ said Sarah Camiscoli, a teacher at District 7’s Bronx Letters High School and a facilitator for IntegrateNYC4Me, in a recent interview.
— Politico