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Schools need specific anti-gang plans

James Mulvaney in Newsday: “Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s plan to send state troopers to Long Island schools to address growing gang violence will not succeed without the full support of local communities. The plan lacks a…


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Against the “Melting Pot” Metaphor

Mike Wallace in Lit Hub: “In February 1915 the Nation magazine had run a two-part essay, “Democracy versus the Melting Pot: A Study of American Nationality,” by Horace Kallen, at that point a professor of…