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Avonte Oquendo

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Williamsburg »

Noelia-Lisa Echavarria, 7, died last year after she choked inside her Williamsburg school.

Long Island City »

The autistic boy's death resulted in Avonte's Law, requiring better schools safety measures.

TriBeCa »

Danny Oquendo and Gary Mayerson met through tragic circumstances, but have forged a close bond.

Long Island City »

The law firm that represents Avonte's family will give a $1,000 award to a student with autism.

Long Island City »

A memorial will be held Oct. 10 to remember the late teenager, who disappeared from his school in 2013.

Long Island City »

More than 21,000 alarms will be placed at schools across the city, at a cost of $5.55 million.

Homecrest »

This year at least 69 students have wandered off school property, a report released Tuesday said. 

Cobble Hill »

Dyasha Smith, 21, choked to death on a muffin in her Cobble Hill school.

Sunset Park »

Nashaly Perez disappeared from Lillian L. Rashkis high school Monday, officials said. 

Bed-Stuy »

The new "audible alarms bill" requires the city to examine schools to see where alarms are necessary.

Long Island City »

The suit alleges negligence in the death of the teen, who went missing from his school in October.

Bed-Stuy »

The "audible alarms bill" is sponsored by central Brooklyn Councilman Robert Cornegy.

Bed-Stuy »

A new bill that would alarm elementary school exits is crucial with universal pre-K, its sponsor says.

Bed-Stuy »

The bill would add an alarm system to public school exits across the city.

Midtown »

Avonte Oquendo's family asked to look at the NYPD's investigation into the death of the autistic teen.