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February 26, 2016
NESRI's Ben Palmquist spoke on the Brain Labor Report , a radio show out of Ashland, Oregon, about workers' compensation, universal, publicly financed health care, and the movements organizing to win... Keep reading »
August 21, 2015
THE BRONX - An Eastchester middle school has done away with suspending students under the districtwide "B-21" rule. New York City's Department of Education recently released its school climate... Keep reading »
August 21, 2015
Since the founding of Bronx Lab School in 2004, "student discipline" has been an ongoing topic of discussion. Students, staff, and parents are continually debating the merits and efficacy of... Keep reading »
August 21, 2015
Schools should be places where children are treated as students and given the tools to learn, but too often, our school discipline system treats them as criminals instead. For years, we’ve seen the... Keep reading »
August 20, 2015
A fraction of schools accounts for an outsize portion of serious school punishments, according to a new report that recommends ways the city can combat that and other disparities in the way students... Keep reading »

Latest Press Releases

September 15, 2016
The new school safety data released today, which takes into account NYPD precinct level arrests and the use of handcuffs and restraints, shows there are deep racial inequities in school safety... Keep reading »
July 22, 2016
Today’s release of the second and final phase of recommendations from the Mayor’s Leadership Team on School Climate and Discipline is a culmination of over a year of meetings involving a broad base... Keep reading »
February 26, 2016
Prompted by a renewed national discussion of universal, publicly financed health care, many economists are urging serious exploration of public health care financing, arguing that such a system would... Keep reading »
April 28, 2015
Baltimore, MD – Grassroots leaders of Baltimore’s Human Rights organization and NESRI partner, the United Workers, are calling for dialogue and reconciliation with neighbors and city policy makers to... Keep reading »
February 27, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Shoshi Chowdhury, Dignity in Schools Campaign-NY, 347-832-8391 Kesi Foster, Urban Youth Collaborative, 646-404-4947 **Media advisory for Monday, March 2nd, 5:00 pm... Keep reading »


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