Cultural & Global Issues

The School to Prison Pipeline, Explained

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The amount of suspensions have increased in schools, especially for students of color. This article explains six different ways schools are handling this problem.

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Justice Policy Institute

Author:

Libby Nelson & Dara Lind

Published:

2/24/2015

School-to-Prison Pipeline

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Zero-tolerance policies are disproportionately impacting students of color. When students are expelled from one instance of misbehavior, it increases their chance of becoming a part of the juvenile justice system.

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ACLU

The School-to-Prison Pipeline

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The article defines the school-to-prison pipeline and highlights the demographic of students involved in the pipeline. Concrete actions to avoid the Pipeline are also explained.

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Teaching Tolerance

Author:

Marilyn Elias

Published:

July 5, 2013

Understanding the School-to-Prison Pipeline

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The school-to-prison pipeline has helped in criminalizing students. The punishments that students receive under zero-tolerance policies is harsh and disproportionate to the misbehavior. By sending kids away from school, schools are pushing students into juvenile delinquent centers.

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Thought Co.

Author:

Nicki Lisa Cole

Published:

5/30/2019

Let Her Learn: A Toolkit to Stop School Push Out for Girls of Color

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This toolkit shares data on the implications of the school to prison pipeline of girls of color. Suggestions are provided on ways schools can become safer for girls of color.

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National Women’s Law Center

Lessons in Racial Justice and Movement Building: Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline in Colorado and Nationally

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Find out the origins of the school-to-prison pipeline, including suspension and expulsion data in Denver Public Schools. Padres & Jovenes Unidos and The Advancement Project reformed the system by incorporating restorative practices in schools.

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Padres & Jovenes Unidos and Advancement Project

How the School-to-Prison Pipeline Functions

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This video illustrates the school-to-prison pipeline and how that impacts the future for minority students.

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The Root

Published:

9/7/2017

The School-to-Prison Pipeline, Explained

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This video explains how zero-tolerance policies have increased black students being suspended, expelled, and even arrested. Data is explained on the types of behaviors students display at school and the ways in which students are disciplined based on the color of their skin. CAUTION: Graphic Content

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Vox

Published:

1/11/2016