Report: Majority of city school arrests involve minorities

More than 90 percent of students arrested at city schools this year were minorities, according to the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU).A new report

THE BRONX - More than 90 percent of students arrested at city schools this year were minorities, according to the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU).

A new report found that more than 60 percent of students arrested between January and March were black, while more than 30 percent were Latino.

The group also says that more than 30 percent of all student arrests happened in The Bronx, the highest rate in the city.

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