Posts Tagged as "school to prison pipeline"

Finally, Good News on the School to Prison Pipeline

Nov. 17, 2015 / By

Just like school suspensions can lead to youth detention, reducing suspensions can have the opposite effect.

The Torment of Isolation– Ending Solitary Confinement for Juveniles

Sep. 23, 2015 / By
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I was 16 when I was first sent to solitary confinement. Frustrated and angry at my situation and the treatment I received from staff, I took my anger out on a fellow prisoner and then verbally assaulted a counselor.

How A Local Program Is Motivating Struggling Students

Jul. 1, 2015 / By
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LBUSD has seen dropout rates fall from 2010 to 2013 school year, and programs like Long Beach Blast which focus on at-risk students may contribute to these rising graduation rates.

Two People Whose Lives Will Improve Thanks To Prop. 47

Jun. 25, 2015 / By
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About 40,000 convicted people will be impacted each year, mostly for drug possession and thefts under $950.