I decided to take a look at the tuition costs at NYC's notorious Little Red School House and Elizabeth Irwin High School. The cost of sending your kid to 12th grade in Elizabeth Irwin is $29,000.
Contrary to Communist rhetoric the school is not egalitarian and conducts interviews of both students and parents. Yeshivas do interview the students at the high school level. The beloved Rav Roov was not accepted to at least one Yeshiva. He did impress
the staff of the Yeshiva High School I attended for a very short time. They were very upset with me when our local Rabbi coaxed him to another school.
I wonder what scores brownie points with the Commie nuts at the Little Red School House. Maybe if little Vladimir builds a Leggo Gulag or Chernobyl this will impress the commisars. Perhaps if the parents are related to noted Communist dupes Paul Robeson or were ex Weathermen they get a legacy discount.
Naturally the commisars want to weed out any independent thinking at high school. On the high school level the ability to recite slogans mindlessly must be demonstrated.
Do note the graduates of this school can then follow the Old Bolshevik network into Accademia, Media or as a Union hack.
It would seem that perhaps NYC had a need to create the Puente school because the working class can not afford 29,000 dollars. Thus what the folks at Elizabeth Irwin have created is the commie equivalent of a warped Prep school. Of course a few token
children from the working class are thrown in as zoo animals. The more exclusive NYC
schools will admit some promising disadvantaged students on scholarship. However, they do not bandy about idiotic notions of Social Justice or claim to speak for the working class.
Florian and Z have pointed out that Commie hacks go nuclear at any non Muslim mention of God in school. In a few districts in California students get to play Muslim for a period. NYC should end this farce and eliminate all alternative schools with the execption of those commited to superior academics or vocation. NYC does have a high school for those who are seeking business careers. It also has schools that focus more on the trades. Unless NYC is prepared to build a series of schools for every political community it needs to close the El Puente school.