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New York State public schools suffer from segregation

New York State public schools suffer from segregation

By Kavish Harjai, News Editor

April 2, 2014


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New York State public schools are the most segregated in the nation, according to a report released on March 26. The report, published by the Civil Rights Project at the University of California, Los Angeles, says New York State public schools have held this record for many years. Gary Orfield, co-...

[UPDATE] Space Priorities Working Group finalizes NYU 2031 proposals

[UPDATE] Space Priorities Working Group finalizes NYU 2031 proposals

By Kavish Harjai, News Editor

March 5, 2014


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UPDATE Friday, March 7, 3:00 p.m.: Sexton publicly announced that he, the deans and other members of senior leadership support the University Space Priorities Working Group's proposals, and he commended the Working Group on their efforts in an email sent to the NYU community Friday morning. "They put the collective good of the ...

Public Safety releases annual crime report

Public Safety releases annual crime report

October 1, 2013


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The latest Campus Security and Fire Safety Report from the university’s Department of Public Safety, released on Sept. 24, shows that most of the crimes occurring around campus do not involve NYU students. The report takes into account all crimes occurring in the area around the Washington Square ...

NYCLU finds gaps in sexual education curriculum

NYCLU finds gaps in sexual education curriculum

September 20, 2012


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A report  released last week by the New York Civil Liberties Union highlights the faults and gaps of the sexual education curriculum of 82 New York public school districts. The NYCLU, a not-for-profit, non-partisan organization, claims that certain sexual education programs in New York state present...

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