State Department of Education calls six BK schools dangerous

BROOKLYN - A new report released Tuesday by the state Department of Education reveals that six Brooklyn schools are considered by officials to be ?persistently dangerous.? The state released the names of the schools it says have a high number of violent incidents. Samuel J. Tilden High School is among the public schools on the list. P.S. 109, Roy H. Mann and three special education schools in Brooklyn also made the list. The state says schools that have six violent incidents per 100 students are deemed ?persistently dangerous.? Former Tilden students say the Brooklyn school does not give students enough attention. In all, 17 schools from New York City were labeled ?persistently dangerous,? including Brooklyn special education schools P.S. 94, P.S. 140 and P.S. 370.

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