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Sahalie Donaldson

is an editorial intern at City & State.

Education

Policy

NYC is moving almost 5000 school safety agents out of the NYPD. Will that help calm fears about policing in schools?

The city is working on completing the transition by June 2022, leaving the school safety agents under the oversight of the Department of Education.

New York City

Politics

Parents, advocates rally against expansion of family enrichment centers

They said the centers’ ties to New York City’s child welfare system will discourage parents from seeking support.

Politics

Politics

Five years and a transformed New York

Trump’s 2016 presidential victory shocked his home state. We had no idea what we were in for.

Education

Policy

New York City Council considering legislation to lower class sizes

Supporters say the measure would boost the quality of education for students and help mitigate the effects of future health crises.

New York State

Politics

Major findings from the AG’s report into Cuomo’s sexual harassment

Investigators spoke with women who had not previously come forward and corroborated accounts from women who had made accusations publicly.

Health Care

Policy

With business picking up again, what’s the fate of pandemic dining rules?

Customers and business owners want some measures, like outdoor dining, to stay.

Education

Policy

Could the delta variant complicate the coming NYC school year?

Less than 1% of summer classrooms have been impacted by positive cases. Health experts disagree on how schools should handle quarantines.

Personality

Personality

Alexa Avilés is a big-table socialist

The Democratic nominee to rep District 38 on the City Council wants to empower immigrants in Sunset Park.

Nonprofits

Politics

NYC Council approves $4 million for AAPI organizations

The funds are aimed toward a diverse group of New Yorkers facing poverty and barriers to accessing services.

Politics

Politics

What happened to to-go alcohol and how it could come back

Bills to extend the pandemic accommodation haven’t passed.

Education

Politics

Can NYC’s summer school program help make up for a pandemic year?

High demand and a rushed rollout have left some teachers and organizations feeling unprepared for an influx of kids to summer programming.

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Daniel Dromm

Politics

Crowded field of candidates seeks to replace Daniel Dromm on City Council

Nine leading contenders have lined up to fill the seat representing District 25 in Queens.