John Farley | November 1, 2011 6:57 AM | 1 Comment
Two years ago, New York State launched SNUG, a program in which former gang members work full-time to mediate potentially violent disputes between youths. But funding for the program has been cut.VIDEO
Melissa Galvez | September 8, 2011 6:00 AM | 7 Comments
On Thursday, teachers and administrators began the usual routines of room redecorating and meeting new students. But for several charter schools that have just opened their doors, this year is all about creating entirely new systems.
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