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City Launches System-Wide Review Of NYC Jail SuicidesNew York City is using a $400,000 federal grant to review suicides and acts of self-harm in city jails with an approach commonly applied when things go wrong in the medical and aviation industries, officials said Tuesday.
Sources: Shootings Up In New York City Since Stop-And-Frisk RulingLaw enforcement sources say they've already seen something of a trend on the street in that stop, question and frisk is fast becoming stop, watch and wait.
NY Study Says Punishment Doesn't Solve AbsenteeismIn New York City, "chronic absenteeism" -- when a student misses at least 20 of the 180 days in a school year -- afflicts 40 percent of high school students and educators currently refer cases to social services for neglect.
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