NYC School Safety Coalition Town Hall Meeting October 26, 2022

The NYC School Safety Coalition held a virtual town hall meeting on October 26th to discuss the guns found in schools so far this school year, the 1500+ weapons confiscated so far this school year, shootings outside of school, stabbings outside of schools, shortage of School Safety Agents, and the need for NYPD to assign […]

News 12: Teen arrested after bringing loaded gun into JFK High School

A Bronx teen was arrested after bringing a loaded handgun into JFK High School on Wednesday. The 16-year-old student was discovered with the gun in his backpack by school safety agents with a metal detector, police say. The agents also found marijuana and nearly $3,000 in his possession. The teen has been charged with possession […]

NY Post:  High schooler busted with loaded gun in backpack in NYC, police said

A teenager was busted Wednesday when he tried to bring a loaded gun through security at a Bronx high school, cops said. The 16-year-old, whose name wasn’t released because of his age, was caught with the weapon and marijuana in his backpack when he went through scanning at the John F. Kennedy High School Campus […]

NY POST:15-year-old student killed in shooting after leaving school in Downtown Brooklyn park

By Larry Celona, Steven Vago and Priscilla DeGregory A 15-year-old student died Wednesday after he was shot by a masked gunman in a crowded Downtown Brooklyn park near his high school, cops said.  Unique Smith, a student at Brooklyn Laboratory Charter Schools, was shot by one of two masked bandits he had gotten into a fistfight with in McLaughlin Park Wednesday afternoon.  […]

News 12: 17-year-old boy shot across from Lincoln High School

The NYPD has confirmed that a 17-year-old boy was shot across the street from Lincoln High School on Friday.   This marks the second teen shot this week near a school.   Police say the victim is expected to survive a gunshot wound to the abdomen.   Shots were fired on Ocean Parkway right near Lincoln High School, where […]

News 12: 15-year-old Brooklyn student fatally shot after teen fist fight

A 15-year-old boy was fatally shot Wednesday afternoon in McLaughlin Park in Brooklyn, according to police. The shooting took place near Brooklyn Lab Charter School, the same school the victim attended. The CEO of Brooklyn Lab Charter School says they will have professional counseling available to students on campus today, on top of the social […]

NEW YORK CITY (WABC)- Enrollment in NYC Public Schools continues to trend downward

By Eyewitness News Enrollment in New York City Public Schools is dropping and that could lead to the loss of millions of dollars in funding. The number of enrolled students is down nearly 4% from the 2020-2021 school year, which was down from the year before. That year included the first several months of the pandemic. […]