October 4, 2017: TONIGHT ON METROFOCUS

October 05, 2017 at 5:30 am

800,000 young immigrants will lose their legal status unless congress passes a Dreamer Act.  We talk to a young “Dreamer” and activist who takes us inside the fight for his future. Meet New Jersey teacher, Toney Jackson, who is using Hip-Hop and the spoken word in the classroom, and sparking creativity in his fourth graders. A fatal stabbing at a school in the Bronx reignites the debate over metal detectors.  The head of the city’s schools safety officers talks about what needs to be done to keep our kids safe.