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.
The safety situation in our schools continues to deteriorate endangering our children. According to the New York Police Department, the number of guns seized in schools in the city has increased by an astonishing 80 percent this year, with 3,315 weapons collected in schools from July 1 to February 20, compared to 1,845 around the same […]
By Bernadette Hogan and Selim Algar The troubling surge in student weapons busts is an “indictment” on the state of crime in the Big Apple, Mayor Eric Adams said Wednesday in response to an exclusive Post report. Weapons seizures in schools are up by 80 percent this year, compared to pre-pandemic levels — including a marked rise in gun, knife […]
By Selim Algar It’s an arms race inside the nation’s largest school system. Student weapons busts have skyrocketed by 80 percent compared to pre-pandemic levels, according to startling new NYPD data. From guns and knives to tasers and pepper spray, city kids are are packing a lot more than books this year. A Bedford-Stuyvesant teacher told The Post […]
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 […]