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Stuck on Mute: Kids in Juvenile Lockups Can’t Be Seen or Heard by Teachers During Remote Learning

11.19.2020 | The CITY | “It’s clear that the Department of Education is working with ACS to make improvements in access and quality of education,” said Dawn Yuster, director of the School Justice Project at the nonprofit Advocates for Children of New York. 

But she worries about what another school shutdown will mean for kids in city lock ups. 

“We could be in dire straits in terms of academic access for kids in juvenile detention because of limitations to technology, when the Department of Education is not allowed to be present in a facility.” Read article