Students see police as a source of violence and their only protection against it—a contradiction underscoring the need for new school safety models.
Federal Appeals Court Recognized Students’ Rights To Challenge South Carolina Law That Chills Freedom Of Expression
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the mass incarceration of students in South Carolina and in defense of their rights to engage in free speech.
Jalal Sabur & Raymond Figueroa are using fresh food to rebalance the scale and dig up the school to prison pipeline. Plus: Food access in South Bronx.
“Forgetting about the thug sheriff for a moment — there is a real issue here when children with disabilities in school become violent. My little cousin was victimized constantly by a little girl with disabilities who spat at her and punched her in the face in public …”
A lawsuit filed yesterday in Kentucky challenges the handcuffing of schoolchildren, especially those with disabilities, as a way of dealing with behavioral problems. According to the ACLU suit, two children with Attention Deficit Disorder and other disabilities, were “unlawfully restrained and handcuffed at school with excessive force and without necessity.”