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school to prison pipeline

Daily news roundup for Monday, November 23, 2015

Nov 23, 2015
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Finally, Good News on the School to Prison Pipeline // New America Media

"Studies show that the vast majority of youth in the juvenile justice system were suspended from school before winding up incarcerated or on probation. And the majority of adult inmates in state prisons around the country were once in the juvenile system. Hence the pipeline – from school suspension to juvenile hall to the penitentiary."


On the July 20th edition of Your Call, we’ll speak with Anna Deavere Smith about her new one woman show, Notes From the Field: Doing Time in Education, The California Chapter.