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New York City’s Debate Over Race and Equity in Public Schools
New York City’s public schools are highly segregated by race. In its elite high schools, black and Latino students comprise just 10 percent of the student body even though they comprise about 70 percent of overall enrollment. (May 9,2019)
Schools Are Using Widespread Digital Surveillance of Students. Does It Keep Them Safe? Or Invade Their Privacy?
Many districts are monitoring students’ digital lives in an effort to thwart school shootings and prevent suicide and self-harm. But civil liberties advocates are sounding the alarm about the large amount of data being collected.
What Constitutional Rights Do Students Have?
When it comes to paddling or censorship, the courts have ruled that U.S. students don’t always share the same constitutional rights as adults outside of school. Learn more about the Constitution’s limited reach into schoolhouse doors.