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Why Did Staten Island Want to Secede From New York?

The concept of secession isn’t new, we’ve heard of the most recent Brexit, and the less popular Calexit but did you know that Staten Island had requested for secession back in 1993 but was not entertained? There are several reasons why Staten Island wanted to break free from New York City. Some include: high taxes, …

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Principal Akbar Cook installed a free fully-stocked laundry room at school because students with dirty clothes were bullied and missing 3-5 days of school per month. Attendance rose 10%.

New Jersey high school principal installs laundry room to fight student bullying NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) — A high school principal in New Jersey is going above and beyond to make sure his students don’t skip school out of fear of being bullied. West Side High School Principal Akbar Cook said some students were being …

Principal Akbar Cook installed a free fully-stocked laundry room at school because students with dirty clothes were bullied and missing 3-5 days of school per month. Attendance rose 10%. Read More »