Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Tag: black students disproportionately disciplined

Alabama Paddled 19,000 Students in One School...

Most schools across the country have stopped the old-fashioned practice of paddling children for their bad behavior. But public schools across the state of...

The Pre-K to Prison Pipeline: Black Preschoolers...

With increased public awareness of the racial disparities in the criminal justice system, policing and mass incarceration, more attention is paid to a school-to-prison...

Study Says the Existence of Black Children...

https://youtu.be/o3o8mXBjnrw The one factor that best determines whether a school will assume greater security measures is not crime or violence — it is the presence...

Black Students Face Harsher Punishments Than All...

The Wake County school system discriminates against African-American students, unfairly disciplining them, parents told officials from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil...

Misplaced Priorities: The Nation’s Top School Districts,...

When schools place a priority on law enforcement over counselors, it is no wonder  children are not learning, as they are continuously funneled into...

Moving Speech by Black Educator Lays Blame...

Nancy Hanks is an example of how the school-to-prison pipeline will change when teachers and educators understand their role in perpetuating the criminalization of...

#DropTheCharges: Shakara, Victim of #AssaultAtSpringValleyHigh Still Faces...

The crisis at Spring Valley High School continues, providing evidence that the criminalization of Black children, and the plantation violence against Black girls and...

No Country for Black Girls: #AssaultAtSpringValleyHigh Demonstrates...

Once again, the criminalization of Black children takes the spotlight with reports from Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina, of an officer...

New Study: Whites Associate Black Male-Sounding Names...

  A new study adds to the growing body of evidence that Black-sounding names are associated with negative stereotypes of Black people among whites. The latest...

Ahmed Mohamed Arrest Reminds Us That Young...

  In Irving, Texas, a 14-year-old high school freshman was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school, which school officials and police described as...

As Groundbreaking Superintendent Steps Down, Minneapolis School...

After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights, the Minneapolis Public School District reached an agreement with the federal government...

An Appeal to the Nation’s Educators: Stop...

Maybe it’s time to send some of this country’s educators to timeout. In April, a 6-year-old African American girl was handcuffed and arrested by police...