In a new report, civil rights groups say Mississippi is in the throes of a school-to-prison pipeline crisis.
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January 17, 2013
January 15, 2013
New York City used a federal program aimed at improving the safety of routes to school, a program whose funding was recently cut off by Congress.
January 11, 2013
The White House contemplates supporting more armed officers in public schools. A coalition of groups says that won't boost safety but will snare students in the school discipline machine.
December 26, 2012
"I love this place," says Connie Sullivan, "I will stay here for the rest of my career, God willing."
December 13, 2012
At a U.S. Senate hearing, speakers outlined how bad behavior at school, once handled in house, is now triggering juvenile arrests that derail students' education.
October 31, 2012
The advocacy group that published the report encourages districts to be more judicious when punishing students via out-of-school suspension to misbehavior that affects student safety.
October 25, 2012
A new study finds that adolescents who had been victimized by peers were more than twice as likely to contemplate suicide than peers.
October 22, 2012
Some schools say they find these methods actually change students' behavior, while out-of-school suspensions teach students little.
October 02, 2012
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said today that among high school students 16 and older, drinking and driving dropped by more than half from 1991 to 2011.