Education and discipline. Exploring the school-to-prison: Over the last 20 years, the number of children in the nation with an incarcerated parent has steadily risen…


Education and Discipline: Exploring the School-to-Prison Pipeline

            
What are the unintended consequences of bad school discipline policies? One consequence is the channeling of fairly inoffensive young people into the criminal justice system. The phenomenon of the school-to-prison pipeline has advocates and some school boards working to rethink appropriate responses and use of resources when responding to school misbehavior.

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OJJDP Looks at Mentoring Needs of Kids with Parents in Lock-Up

Over the last 20 years, the number of children in the nation with an incarcerated parent has steadily risen

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San Francisco Takes Lead in Defining Role of School Police As debate over harsh school discipline heats up nationwide, San Francisco is taking a lead role among big cities  >> Read Full Story 

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