Students at Park Slope Collegiate, a small 6-12 public school in Brooklyn, New York, have been working for the last year to bring a new mural to their school walls. This new mural comes with a big message: “Scanner-free schools.”
The project features portraits of students as they pass through the infamous metal detector that has been a fixture at the John Jay High School building for more than a decade. Overseen by a small group of city schoolteachers and employees behind IntegrateNYC4Me, a grassroots advocacy group, this self-dubbed task force has been meeting on weekends to paint and plan a public forum coinciding with its unveiling in May. Read the full story here.