Mayor Eric Adams’ budget proposal calls for reducing the number of school safety agents through attrition. That is not sitting well with some parents of schoolchildren.
By Selim Algar Violence has spiraled at a Manhattan middle school in one of the city’s top districts this year — and administrators aren’t doing enough to stop it, a group of parents told the Post. A string of incidents at 75 Morton, including a bus stop beating and a cafeteria body slam, drew a rare […]
Vito LaBella Testimony on School and City Violence at Community Education Council – District 2 Meeting
Fox News: NYC parents pull kids from school over escalating violence among students: ‘Very disturbing’
One parent claimed students were beaten and pepper-sprayed on camera By Nikolas Lanum | Fox News Watch the latest video at foxnews.com New York City parents expressed outrage Monday on “Fox & Friends First” after a series of escalating violent incidents among children at one middle school, saying administrators and city officials aren’t doing enough to hold students accountable. “Children are being pepper-sprayed, children […]
CBS News: New York City Parents Sound Alarm Over School Safety Issues, But Say Their Concerns Are Being Ignored
By Lisa Rozner NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Some parents in Chelsea say the lack of safety in their schools is out of control. They claim even principals have asked the city for more school safety agents, but they told CBS2’s Lisa Rozner on Thursday their requests have been falling on deaf ears. A girl was recently repeatedly punched in the […]
By Selim Algar A Bronx principal sent her students home for remote learning Friday after only two school safety agents showed up to her massive complex, sources told The Post. The Kennedy High School campus — which hosts five schools — normally has 14 agents on duty this year. That number is down from over 20 […]
Today, at a school in the Bronx, Mayor Adams thanked School Safety Agents for supporting families. Check out the video shared by Mayor Adams on his official social media accounts.
NY Post: Impromptu metal detector finds kids with 21 weapons at Brooklyn school day after student gun bust
By Selim Algar City officials placed a single metal detector in a Brooklyn school building the day after a student was busted with a loaded gun — and turned up 21 weapons in just one day, law-enforcement sources said. The Department of Education installed the scanner in the complex housing the Urban Assembly School for Law and Justice and two other schools in Downtown Brooklyn […]
By Selim Algar A 17-year-old city student was busted with a loaded 9 mm pistol and more than $30,000 in cash inside a Brooklyn high school Wednesday, according to law enforcement sources. A school secretary spotted what she believed to be a firearm inside the backpack of a student at the Urban Assembly School for Law […]