By Leonard Greene
Despite a reduction in suspensions and comprehensive discipline reform, the school climate has gotten worse under Mayor de Blasio’s watch, with teachers and students reporting more fights and increased gang activity, a new study says.
There is less order and discipline in the classroom, and mutual respect is going the way of the slide rule in the years since de Blasio took over public education, according to a report to be issued Tuesday by the conservative Manhattan Institute.
An institute researcher compared two years of school discipline under de Blasio with two years of school discipline under his predecessor, Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
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Source: The New York Daily News (via The Empire Report)