All children deserve to be safe at school.
Yet it turns out that New York City does not provide kids who attend private schools with the same level of protection as those at public schools. That’s not only unfair, it’s unsafe. And it ought to change.
As matters stand, only public schools in the city are eligible for NYPD school-safety agents. Private schools must provide security officers on their own dime.
And while child-safety is an issue no decent school would ignore, the fact is many private schools struggle to cover the costs of adequate security — and sometimes the safety of their students suffers.
Continue reading at NYpost.com.
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