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  • I-Team: Policing the Schools: Minority Students More Likely to Be Suspended or Arrested

    Feb 21, 2017

    02.20.2017 | NBC New York | In New York City, there has also been an intense focus on prevention with the hiring of more guidance counselors, funding of preventive resources and a closer partnership with the NYPD, which polices schools…“The city is on a trajectory generally of decreasing suspensions, arrests, summons or tickets to youth in school,” said Dawn Yuster, project director at Advocates for Children. She also cites restorative justice programs that teach peer mediation has being helpful. “There is a lot of data and evidence out there that shows that it has an impact,” she said. Read article