Peaceful Demonstrations Lead To Big Victory For Students At Elite Ethical Culture Fieldston School

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Students at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School in Riverdale made headlines earlier this week after they staged a “lock-in” to protest the school’s handling of a blackface incident involving two students at the school.

On Thursday, the students in charge of the demonstration held a press conference at the school to address their demands and potential changes to the school’s policy. It was a victory parade for the students after their demands for action against bias, bigotry and racism at their school were answered by administrators.

Watch: Students Hold News Conference After ‘Lock-In’

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It appears their efforts will pay off in the form of long-term curriculum changes and sensitivity training at the elite private school.

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Original published: 2019-03-14 17:28:35 Read the full New York City News here


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