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Number of city school suspensions continue to drop, according to data released by NYC Department of Education

03.31.2016 | New York Daily News | For the first time, the city released data on how many students were transported by EMS from district schools. About 14%, or 601 of the 4,305 transports were related to the emotional or psychological condition of students. “This supports calls for expanding mental health services for students,” said Kim Sweet of Advocates for Children of New York. “(Staff) is calling EMS because they don’t have more appropriate strategies to help students when they act out.” Read article