Posts Tagged school-to-prison pipeline

A Girl in Foster Care and #AssaultAtSpringValleyHigh

A Girl in Foster Care and #AssaultAtSpringValleyHigh

This is one of those where if you haven’t seen the video, you should. It’s just a few seconds, and whatever the 16-year-old girl at Spring Valley High School said or did, it can’t justify what comes next. A beefy police officer with a history of excessive force complaints, who moonlights as a football defensive line coach, yanks her from her desk and hurls her across the floor, the way a well-coached defensive end treats a 220-pound NFL quarterback. Only

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Running in the Hallway, Straight to the Juvenile Detention Center: Zero Tolerance and the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Running in the Hallway, Straight to the Juvenile Detention Center: Zero Tolerance and the School-to-Prison Pipeline

The school-to-prison pipeline isn’t news to many in this blog’s (growing) readership. What may be new is a different way of telling that story to others. I encourage you to check out the video on this page. This  quick, but compelling piece of insight is known as an animated infographic. To those of us who remember carbon paper (and may still have a few sheets in a desk drawer somewhere), the infographic is a tool we can welcome into our

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