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Category Archives: School to Prison Pipeline
The title of this post is the title of an excellent op-ed by my colleagues and friends, Professor Barbara Fedders of University of North Carolina School of Law and Jason Langberg, staff attorney and director of the Push Out Prevention Project at … Continue reading
As many of you know, yesterday the U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights held a hearing on ending the school-to-prison pipeline. A full webcast of the hearing, which was chaired by Senator Dick Durbin, in addition … Continue reading
My latest piece for the Huffington Post: “School is just a waiting room to prison.” ~ African-American teenager, Washington, D.C. If you sit in juvenile delinquency court long enough, you notice a few things. Most of the kids are black … Continue reading
If you’re a regular reader, you know that the topic of girls in the juvenile justice system is one that concerns me greatly. The title of this post is the title of this short piece by Carrie Johnson of NPR: The … Continue reading
From our friends at D.C. Lawyers for Youth (DCLY): DC Lawyers for Youth (DCLY) has launched a capital-wide campaign to reach out to kids, families, policymakers, practitioners and systems administrators to communicate the error in spending and judgement when it … Continue reading
The title of this post is the title of an excellent article by Maggie Lee at Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, which follows up on the stunning Department of Justice report issued last month on the Mississippi school district. This is … Continue reading
A first-of-its-kind report released this past Monday, September 10, 2012, details how the juvenile justice system does more to feed the nation’s vast prison system than to deter or redirect young people from system involvement, and it demonstrates the incredible damage the … Continue reading
The importance of educating those in prison cannot be overemphasized. I found the following “infographic” from onlineclasses.org (via the Prison Culture blog) and while this outfit clearly has an economic incentive to promote off-site learning, the message is absolutely legitimate.
Shameful Treatment of Children in Mississippi is Not the Only Example of the School-to-Prison Pipeline
The title of this post is the title of a column I have today at the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange. Here is how it opens: In recent years, juvenile justice advocates, lawyers, policy-makers, and reformers have increasingly sought to raise … Continue reading