NY activists push for fewer suspensions
To help ensure all children of Buffalo, N.Y., have an opportunity to learn, Citizen Action of New York joined other activists to push for fewer out-of-school suspensions for nonviolent offenses. Research shows that an over-reliance on out-of-school suspensions has led to an increased likelihood that these children will not graduate on time or will drop out altogether. This recent report bolsters that evidence. Read the full story about the effort underway in Buffalo to change suspension practices.