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The students did their homework and found that arrests and suspensions in NYC schools disproportionately and unfairly involve black and Hispanic students.
According to the Times:
“Instead of proposing an ineffective and harmful policy for student safety, you should embrace successful and proven strategies like restorative justice that improve safety, reduce conflict and increase learning,” the groups wrote in a letter to Mr. Weiner, which protesters tried to hand-deliver on Monday. (A doorman would not allow them inside the building, at East 20th Street, but took the letter.)Aside from keeping Weiner-style discipline out of the mayor's office, how many more reasons do we need to end mayoral control of the schools?