New City Deparment of Education Disciplinary Code Scales Back Student Suspensions, While State School Violence Data Shows Record Highs3 years ago | Crime
It's been an interesting week in the world of crime in schools.Right in time for the new school year, which begins next week, the DOE released their new disciplinary manual, which seeks to minimize suspensions for students who commit "low-level" i...
3 years ago | Kids
Mario, the action figure, sits atop a paper rocket while a group of kids eagerly wait to blast him off. A loud pop fills the room and the rocket, along with Mario, shoots from a launcher, soaring high towards the ceiling and skimming the bottom of...
3 years ago | Politics
The City Council wants answers: What has the New York City Housing Authority done with $65.4 million? This afternoon City Council held an oversight hearing, which typically do not take place during the summer, to receive an update from the New Yor...
New York Civil Liberties Union Files Lawsuit Against NYPD Over "Wrongful Arrests and Excessive Force" In City Schools3 years ago | Education
It looks like it's no longer just Bronx parents asking the DOE and the NYPD: Why so many student arrests?Last month we attended a roundtable hosted by the New Settlement Parent Action Committee and other community organizers that brought together ...
3 years ago | Visual Arts
When Leanne Stella moved to Harlem last fall, she was on a personal quest to discover the area's art scene. She quickly realized that her neighborhood was filled with local artists and performers with no space to showcase their work. Enter Art in ...
3 years ago | Sports
Today, we we learn a bit more about two first-time Olympians in boxing. Both of these young men have shown tremendous potential despite being relative newcomers to the sport's competitive circuit...