The people who suffer the most in disasters big and small are often those with the least agency: children.
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Schools like P.S. 89 serve as safety nets for families by forging bonds with community organizations. But those needs took on a new urgency during COVID.
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COVID hit this Brooklyn high school hard. Paying students to tutor their peers is helping them get through it.
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NYC gave thousands of students iPads. For English learners, those devices have not been up to the task.
We’re watching our students struggle with technology not designed to help them learn.
I’m a school psychologist trained for tense situations. Too often, schools call the police instead of letting me do my job.
A second grader showed signs of her disability. Officers swooped in.