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‘Child in crisis’ interventions on the rise, disproportionally involve Black and District 75 students

06.03.2021 | amNY | The report found that between 2016 and 2020, there were over 12,000 incidents of “child in crisis” interventions over half of which involved kids between the ages of four and 12 years old. 

“Students in emotional crisis need emotional support; they don’t need to be criminalized and handcuffed,” said Executive Director of Advocates for Children Kim Sweet. “As a city, we need to start treating all students as we want our own children to be treated.” Read article