Lessons on the School-to-Prison Pipeline, From The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

by Julianne Hing on Nov 11, 2013 3:50PM

Now this is the story all about how... young students of color today are unfairly suspended, expelled and arrested with harsh zero-tolerance policies.

Topics: /NOW, School-to-Prison, Schools & Youth

Should a Spitball Be a Misdemeanor? Broward County, Fla. Schools Say No More

by Julianne Hing on Nov 6, 2013 5:43PM

Broward County, Florida, has the highest arrest rate in the state for youth in schools. But it's vowing to do better.

Topics: /NOW, School-to-Prison, Schools & Youth

Good News in Mississippi: School-To-Prison Pipeline Closes

by Brentin Mock on May 31, 2013 1:50PM

Meridian schools can't call the police on black students anymore for wearing the wrong colored socks.

Topics: /NOW, School-to-Prison, Schools & Youth

Civil Rights Groups Issue School Security Plan--Without the Guns

by Julianne Hing on Mar 29, 2013 1:05PM

In the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre, calls for more police and armed guards abound. But to keep kids safe we need to look at the roots of violence and start there, say civil rights groups.

Topics: /NOW, School-to-Prison, Schools & Youth

DOJ Files Landmark Agreement to Curb Meridian, Miss.'s School-to-Prison Pipeline

by Julianne Hing on Mar 22, 2013 2:17PM

"For Mississippi it's really a glorious day."

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth, School-to-Prison

Do Cops Make Schools Safe? Students Answer [VIDEO]

by Jorge Rivas Julianne Hing on Mar 7, 2013 10:08AM

A crucial voice has been lost in the post-Sandy Hook debate over school safety: Students. So we asked some Los Angeles high schoolers to chime in.

Topics: School-to-Prison, Schools & Youth, Guns

New Study Finds a Dramatic Drop in Youth Incarceration Rates

by Julianne Hing on Mar 1, 2013 9:00AM

Thanks to falling youth crime rates and cash-strapped states (seriously), juveniles are less likely to land in prison. But when it comes to racial disparities, the devil remains in the details.

Topics: School-to-Prison, Schools & Youth, Criminal Justice

Denver's Plugging Up Its School-to-Prison Pipeline

by Julianne Hing on Feb 21, 2013 10:12AM

In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre, elected officials, pundits and gun lobbyists have been calling for more police in schools. So why is Denver doing its own thing?

Topics: School-to-Prison, Schools & Youth

Florida's School-to-Prison Pipeline Is Largest in the Nation

by Julianne Hing on Feb 12, 2013 10:07AM

As talking back to your teacher increasingly leads to misdemeanor criminal charges, experts say the arrests have lifelong consequences.

Topics: School-to-Prison, Schools & Youth

Obama's Gun Control Plan Could Worsen School-to-Prison Pipeline

by Julianne Hing on Jan 16, 2013 3:14PM

Beware the neutral-sounding language, civil rights advocates warn.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth, School-to-Prison