A prestigious public school in New York staged a walkout in protest of the school’s demographics–50% white–and pressed for more diversity.

New York’s Beacon High School had 300 students engage in a mass walkout to protest the school’s admission policy, according to The New York Times.

The students claim that the school’s admission and screening process led to a 50% white student make-up, while New York is only 42% white.

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