The New York City Department of Correction has released data confirming that the Rikers Island jail nursery is little used and that upward of half of all applicants are denied entry.
A disgraced former executive of a nonprofit that receives millions of dollars of taxpayer money received a buyout worth more than $200,000, tax filings reveal.
Like many pregnant teens, Arisleida Duarte found herself struggling to figure out child care and parenting—but unlike most, she did it behind bars.
A New York World investigation has found that between 2010 and 2012 as many as a third of all applicants have been denied access to the nursery program even though the two nurseries operate at less than half capacity.
Over the past several years, more than 120 law enforcement agencies across the state, from the NYPD to Tuckahoe, have obtained military-grade equipment through the Pentagon’s 1033 program, which transfers excess military equipment to state and local police across the country.
The city routinely sanctions poor New Yorkers receiving cash assistance, but those penalties are often reversed when recipients appeal.
At some schools nearly 90 percent of suspensions are long-term, a tool that education experts and advocates have long sought to reform.
‘Close to Home’ effort brings hundreds of detained young people into city schools system, but thousands more remain far from graduation
A Greenpoint landlord leaves tenants in the cold — and not for the first time