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Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 07/23/2012

Federal civil rights complaint filed over low numbers of black, Latino students at elite TJ High

A federal civil rights complaint alleges that black and Latino students are being shut out of TJ, the elite Fairfax high school, long before they apply in eighth grade.

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Posted at 06:11 PM ET, 04/17/2012

Fairfax releases TJ admissions data

Diversity continues to be a source of debate at the elite Fairfax magnet school. Asian students make up two-thirds of the incoming freshmen class; black students, less than 2 percent.

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Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 04/04/2012

New York firm publishes test-prep book for TJ entrance exam

Next week, the firm will release the first workbook aimed specifically at preparing students for the entrance exam to Fairfax County’s elite science and math high school.

By Emma Brown  |  12:49 PM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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