Black, Hispanic New Yorkers Get $1.8B Settlement From NYC for Failing Teaching Aptitude Test
Chris Menahan
Jul. 18, 2023

Failing the New York State teachers' exam really paid off -- especially for a Queens man who learned this month he's getting a $2 million windfall over it.

Roughly 5,200 black and Hispanic ex-Big Apple teachers and once-aspiring educators are expected to collect more than $1.8 billion in judgments after the city stopped fighting a nearly three-decade federal discrimination lawsuit that found a certification exam was biased.

It's the largest legal payout in city history.

[...] Court rulings found the exam violated civil-rights laws, allowing far more white candidates to pass.

[...] Arthur Goldstein, a recently retired veteran teacher at Francis Lewis High School in Queens, said the former test wasn't a good indicator of how well candidates would perform in the classroom and the city would've been better off resolving the issue decades ago by hiring many of those who sued.
"Herman Grim, 64, of Queens, on July 5 was awarded the biggest judgment to date -- a jaw-dropping $2,055,383," the NY Post reported.

Meet Herman Grim, who was just awarded $2,055,383 from New York State.

Why? Because black people failed an objective test called the National Teacher Examination more often than other races.

Editor: You can not make this shit up..It Pays to be stupid.