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Suspensions plummet 20% in NYC schools during the first half of the school year

05.14.2020 | Chalkbeat NY | Despite the downward trends, the city should continue reducing suspensions and expanding restorative justice and mental health programs, said Dawn Yuster, who directs a program on student justice issues at Advocates for Children.

“While the downward trend in suspensions and EMS transports of students who have emotional conditions is positive, thousands of students continue to be removed from class losing valuable instruction time that is never recouped,” she said. Read article