Nearly 15% of New York City public high school students and about 18% of middle school students attend academically “screened” schools that rely on such factors as student grade point averages and standardized test scores for admission. Some educators and activists believe that screens reinforce racial and social privilege and should be abolished. Screened Schools: How to Broaden Access and Diversity addresses this subject and suggests a range of practicable strategies for increasing both diversity and educational quality in schools across the city.