Sarah Gonzalez

Reporter, WNYC/NJPR

Sarah Gonzalez appears in the following:

Undocumented Teens Say They're Falsely Accused Of Being In A Gang

Thursday, August 17, 2017

The clothes and colors students wear to school, the classmates they speak to and what they're suspended for is being used as evidence in immigration court that students are affiliated with MS-13.

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Despite Escaping To The U.S., These Brothers Are Still Terrorized By The MS-13 Gang

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

After two Long Island brothers were chased by gang members with machetes, police gave their family a 'panic button.' Then, the family found out the oldest son is on a list of suspected MS-13 members.

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ICE Is Arresting Teens Based on Bogus Claims, Says ACLU Lawsuit

Friday, August 11, 2017

The lawsuit claims the Trump administration is falsely accusing immigrant teens of gang affiliations in a concerted effort to deport them.

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MS-13 Gang Crackdown Relies on 'Questionable' Evidence From Schools

Monday, August 07, 2017

WNYC
WNYC has documents showing how police build cases against suspected gang members based on information they could only find inside the schools — and some of it is supposed to be private.

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Advocates Warn of a School-to-Deportation Pipeline

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

WNYC
Advocates says immigrant students are being suspended from school for alleged MS-13 gang affiliation based on "flimsy evidence." But it's strong enough to land them in immigration court.

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New Yorkers Push Back on Trump's Use of Force Remarks

Sunday, July 30, 2017

WNYC
“It sounds like he's giving a blank check to police for brutality,” said Lourdes Diaz Dennis from Queens.

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Graduating Seniors Offer Advice to Their High Schools

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

WNYC
When these recent graduates wrote letters to their high schools, they did not hold back.

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What Will (Likely) Happen If the Mayor Doesn't Get School Control Back

Thursday, June 22, 2017

WNYC
Lawmakers failed to reach an agreement on mayoral control of New York City schools. What happens next is unclear — but a similar scenario from 2009 provides a glimpse.

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Meet a Student Earning a 'Local Diploma' in New York – And What it Means

Thursday, June 22, 2017

WNYC
There are three different categories of high school diplomas for students in New York State. Today, we profile a student earning a Local Diploma: 19-year-old Darian Glisson. 

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Meet a Graduate Earning One of the Three High School Diplomas in New York State

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

WNYC
There are three different categories of high school diplomas in New York State. We talk to Jazmine Williams, a student earning the standard Regents diploma. 

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This NYC Student Is Earning a Top High School Diploma

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

WNYC
There are three different high school diplomas for students in New York State. Today, we profile a student earning the Advanced Regents diploma.

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More Than 3,200 Apply for Excelsior Scholarship Within 5 Hours

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

WNYC
The application for New York's new, free college tuition program for middle class students was popular as soon as it went online Wednesday morning. 

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Meet the Four Women Earning Bachelor's Degrees From a NY Prison

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

WNYC
Just one women's prison in New York offers a bachelor's degree program. It may offer only one major but these inmates say they're grateful to have what many other prisons lack.

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Hundreds Gather in Manhattan to Honor Fallen Service Members

Monday, May 29, 2017

WNYC
Those gathered at the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument on the Upper West Side included 89-year-old Alexander Edwards, one of the first black Marines to serve the country. 

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Biden Calls NJ's Gov Race Most Important Election Before 2020

Sunday, May 28, 2017

"The whole country — and without exaggeration, the world — is going to be looking," former Vice President Joe Biden said of New Jersey's off-year gubernatorial race.

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Parents of Jailed Teens Find Comfort at Monthly Meetings

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

WNYC
It's hard for parents of teenage inmates on Rikers Island to talk to their kids in jail. It's also hard to find other adults to talk to. That's why a Rikers school counselor stepped up. 

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New York Eases Rules for Formerly Incarcerated to Visit Public Housing

Friday, April 21, 2017

WNYC
New York City is loosening rules on who can visit public-housing properties, making it easier for those who have been convicted of certain felonies to see family.

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Teaching Politics in the Classroom

Monday, April 17, 2017

New York City teachers are struggling to express their own political views with their students.

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Trump Era Challenges Teachers With Strong Political Views

Thursday, April 13, 2017

WNYC
New York City public school teachers are supposed to "maintain neutrality" when it comes to talking politics in the classroom — but many are far from neutral. 

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In Win for Internet Providers, Congress Strikes Down Online Privacy Protections

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Congress has voted to overturn broadband privacy rules that required internet service providers to ask permission to collect, use, and sell personal user information.

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