2 BK schools added to NY's list of dangerous schools

Two Brooklyn schools have been added to New York's list of persistently dangerous schools. The state Department of Education (DOE) placed both the Middle School

BROOKLYN - Two Brooklyn schools have been added to New York's list of persistently dangerous schools.

The state Department of Education (DOE) placed both the Middle School for Academic and Social Excellence in Crown Heights and P.S. 12 in Brownsville on the list.

Schools are put on the list if they have at least two successive years of six or more serious incidents, such as homicides, robberies or sex offenses.

The DOE says that any institution identified as persistently dangerous must provide school choice to its students, meaning they can transfer to another school within the same district. The state also mandates specific steps the school will have to take to improve safety.

List of New York State's Persistently Dangerous Schools

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The first Kick Your Game Sneaker Exposition kicked 1 Sneaker Expo kicks off at Brooklyn Stuy Dome
Police have charged two men accused of prompting 2 2 men identified in police involved shooting
Police say a man is in the hospital 3 Police: Man hospitalized after Crown Heights shooting
4 Neighborhood Brief for Jan. 15
The family of an 80-year-old man with dementia 5 Missing man with dementia found after leaving hospital unnoticed

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE