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Urban Youth Collaborative Calls for Urgency in Adopting Transformative School Discipline Reforms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 21st, 2016 Press Contact: Kesi Foster 646.404.4947 kesi_foster@urbanyouthcollaborative.org  The Urban Youth Collaborative Calls for Urgency in Adopting Transformative School Discipline Reforms In response to The Mayor’s Leadership Team on School Discipline and Climate final recommendations and newly released school safety data. New York, NY (07/22/16)— Today, the Mayor’s Leadership Team on School Discipline and

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NYS ASSEMBLY EDUCATION COMMITTEE PASSES THE JUDGE JUDITH S. KAYE SAFE AND SUPPORTIVE SCHOOLS BILL

For Immediate Release Contact: Kesi Foster, 646.404.4947 kesi_foster@urbanyouthcollaborative.org Urban Youth Collaborative Applauds Safe and Supportive Schools Bill Passage in NYS Assembly Education Committee Albany, NY – Today, in response to the New York State Assembly Education Committee passing the Judge Judith S. Kaye Safe and Supportive Schools bill, the first step in transforming approaches to school

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Student Safety Act Amendments Pass!

On Wednesday, September 30th, the New York City Council passed amendments to strengthen the Student Safety Act. Passed in 2011, the Student Safety Act, is a first-of-its kind legislation, that requires the NYPD and DOE to public report school discipline issues, including suspensions, summons, and arrests. The amendments will strengthen the data collection and transparency

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