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Schools Chancellor Joel Klein will ask a judge to lift an order requiring the Mark Twain School in Coney Island to maintain a 6-4 white-to-minority ratio to comply with a 1974 federal desegregation ruling, a department spokesman said. ......
As The Post revealed in June, the couple's 11-year-old daughter, Nikita, was rejected by Mark Twain, which caters to gifted students, after she scored 79 on a music admission test.
Officials said Nikita, who is considered a member of a minority group, had to score 84.4 to be accepted. White students had to score only 77.