School-to-prison pipeline

Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Reince Priebus

Tell Democratic and Republican Leaders to Get On Board With Ending Mass Incarceration Tell Democratic and Republican Leaders to Get On Board With Ending Mass Incarceration

Past party platforms have not only failed to call for reform—they’ve championed tougher punishments.

May 31, 2016 / no-paywall / NationAction

Congress Democrats

Democratic Leadership Is Missing in Action on Mass Incarceration Democratic Leadership Is Missing in Action on Mass Incarceration

Sentencing reform will be a compromise between moderate and conservative Republicans, unless Democrats finally come to the table.

May 31, 2016 / Inimai M. Chettiar and Ames Grawert

A Short History of Cops Terrorizing Students

A Short History of Cops Terrorizing Students A Short History of Cops Terrorizing Students

The assault at Spring Valley runs deeper than one bad cop—it’s the latest product of the school-to-prison pipeline.

Oct 28, 2015 / Editorial / Alex S. Vitale

Prison Fence

Why a Criminal Record Shouldn’t Disqualify Someone From Public Assistance Why a Criminal Record Shouldn’t Disqualify Someone From Public Assistance

No one should go hungry for a crime that they have already served time for.

Sep 2, 2015 / Rosie Flores

Prison Education

Prison Education Reduces Recidivism by Over 40 Percent. Why Aren’t We Funding More of It? Prison Education Reduces Recidivism by Over 40 Percent. Why Aren’t We Funding More of It?

Giving prisoners access to financial aid for college tuition is the first step towards “de-carceration.”

Aug 17, 2015 / Michelle Chen

Minimum Wage Protester

4 Tough Questions on Poverty for the Republican Presidential Candidates 4 Tough Questions on Poverty for the Republican Presidential Candidates

This first debate of the 2016 election is an opportunity for the leading Republicans to go on the record about the issues that matter most to working families. But they probably wo...

Aug 5, 2015 / Marisol Bello

Prison block

I Thought I’d Escaped Poverty. Then I Went to Prison. I Thought I’d Escaped Poverty. Then I Went to Prison.

One woman’s story of the myth of rehabilitative incarceration.

Jul 13, 2015 / Amme Voz

This Is How Black Girls End Up in the School-To-Prison Pipeline

This Is How Black Girls End Up in the School-To-Prison Pipeline This Is How Black Girls End Up in the School-To-Prison Pipeline

Harsh discipline is said to put black boys at risk, but black girls are suspended six times more than white girls. A new report asks why.

Feb 5, 2015 / Blog / Dani McClain

The School-to-Prison Pipeline Starts in Preschool

The School-to-Prison Pipeline Starts in Preschool The School-to-Prison Pipeline Starts in Preschool

And we wonder why there’s an education gap.

Mar 28, 2014 / Blog / Mychal Denzel Smith

Black Lives Matter—at School, Too

Black Lives Matter—at School, Too Black Lives Matter—at School, Too

In the wake of the Ferguson uprising, black students nationwide are indicting the state violence they face in American education everyday.

Jan 19, 2015 / George Joseph

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