The Importance Of Education In New York City

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Over the previous decades, New York City was able to reform itself into the one of the most populated areas in the United States today. This city is known to embrace diversity for our population, which attracts the attention of immigrants who desired new opportunities and fortunes. Since the passing of the Immigration and Nationality Amendments of 1965, New York City experienced a wave of immigrants. New York City is currently the home to millions of people who came from different countries across the globe. People with different ethnicities have scattered across the New York City boroughs, enriching the neighborhoods with their cultures. The Chinese were definitely recognized for changing the community of Queens, one of the famous five boroughs …show more content…
Currently, many local Chinese have established a large number of education opportunities to students by opening preparatory schools and after schools in various locations across Queens. Flushing, Queens is one of the well-known neighborhoods of where many of those educational centers are located. Famous prep schools such as Mega Academy, Nationwide, and ABC Math are attended by most Chinese learners. They are provided with assistance in various subjects such as mathematics, science, and English and given rigorous preparatory sessions for college and specialized high school entrance exam. As of 2015 results for specialized high school entrance exam, “Of the 5,103 students offered placement in eight specialized high schools, 5 percent were black and 7 percent were Hispanic, the same as last year, while 52 percent were Asian” (Harris), which displays the outcome of the cram schools and the academic standards for many Chinese students residing in Queens. Overall, the Chinese expanded the field of education by instituting environments where students can more prepared when trying to achieve their academic …show more content…
In the New York Primary Election on April 19th, 2016, it is confirmed that a majority of Chinese in Queens voted for the Democratic Party since there were 24,966 votes in the Democratic Party, as opposed to the 4,014 votes in the Republican Party. In addition, many Chinese favored candidates that are supportive on topics that consist of affordable health care, jobs, and the economy (Peters). Because they support these causes to ensure their racial equality, many Chinese voters in Queens have consistently favored the Democratic Party and the positions that Democrats

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