Maxwell School News and Commentary
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Purser Talks to ABC News About the Nurse Strike in New York City
"Nurses are really bargaining for the collective good. They are putting, first and foremost, patients' safety above all else and that was the breaking point—they've been working under less-than-ideal conditions that jeopardized the safety of patients," says Gretchen Purser, associate professor of sociology.
See related: Health Policy, Labor, New York City
Schwartz Quoted in Chalkbeat Article on Reversing New York City School Budgets
Amy Ellen Schwartz, professor of economics and public administration and international affairs, was quoted in the Chalkbeat article, "Eric Adams is facing pressure to reverse NYC school budget cuts. Should he?"
See related: Economic Policy, New York City, U.S. Education
Alumni Spotlight: Alex Lynch '16 Brings Maxwell Lessons to the NYPD
See related: Crime & Violence, New York City, Student Experience
Schwartz discusses New York City school bus service in Gotham Gazette
"Although cutting school bus service may seem like an 'easy' way to save money, educators and policymakers should wield the budget knife carefully," write Amy Ellen Schwartz, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Chair in Public Affairs, and her co-authors.
See related: Children, Adolescents, New York City, State & Local
Bennett discusses prejudice during NYC's cholera outbreaks in Truthout
According to David Bennett, professor emeritus of history, immigrants "drew hostility because of their poverty; the diseases they brought with them after the perilous ocean voyage; [and] the slum housing they were forced to live in."
See related: COVID-19, New York City, State & Local