NYC takes a swing at unequal school sports system long accused of racism

Thousands of New York City students long denied access to athletics programs are getting sports teams under a pilot program unveiled by Education Department officials Thursday.

Under the new program called “PSAL All-Access,” 26 schools in Manhattan, the Bronx and Brooklyn that enroll a total of 8,500 kids have added 19 Public School Athletic League teams in sports including handball, track and flag football.

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