Criminalizing the Classroom: Inside the School-to-Prison Pipeline

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October 28, 2015 by socialaction2014


New York City has more than 5,000 police officers patrolling the city’s schools—that’s more than the combined number of school guidance counselors and social workers. Nationwide, more than 17,000 officers work in the school. What happens when students are arrested in the classroom? We look at what many experts call the “school-to-prison pipeline.”

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3 thoughts on “Criminalizing the Classroom: Inside the School-to-Prison Pipeline

  1. What you see in the screen grab of the video is a special needs Latino child who has been handcuffed on the biceps because the handcuffs were too loose for his wrists. A Black special needs student was also handcuffed.

    American – stop this – seriously – stop.

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