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Suspension Stories is a youth-led participatory action research project to understand the school to prison pipeline. This initiative is the result of a collaboration between the Rogers Park Young Women's Action Team (www.rogersparkywat.org) and Project NIA (www.project-nia.org).
- “Parental Incarceration Has Worsened Disparities Between Black, White Children”
- Youth March From Detroit to Lansing Against Zero Tolerance Policies
- Video: Why Zero Tolerance is 100% Unequal?
- Jesse Williams of “Grey’s Anatomy” Talks School Pushout On Arsenio Hall: “America as a whole needs to make some changes”
- “CPS Students Want State Lawmakers To Fix ‘Broken’ School Discipline Policies”
- “Does Putting Children In Jail Solve Anything?”
- Dramatic Transformation of A School In Inner City Denver After Restorative Justice Implemented
- “A Fascinating Way to Put a Stop to the School-to-Prison Pipeline for Black Children”
- Northern Colorado 4th graders get grandparents' pot; principal warns parents to secure drugs April 24, 2014GREELEY, Colo. - School officials in northern Colorado are asking parents to take care with their newly legal recreational marijuana, after fourth graders were caught dealing the drug on an elementary school campus. John Gates, director of safety for Weld County School District 6, said Wednesday that the students involved, three 10-year-old boys and a 10-yea […]
- 4th grader sells pot in northern Colorado April 23, 2014GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — School officials in northern Colorado are asking parents to take care with their newly legal recreational marijuana, after fourth graders were caught dealing the drug on an elementary school campus.
- Glitches prompt suspension of Oklahoma tests again April 22, 2014OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's public schools superintendent suspended online testing across the state on Monday after middle and high school students systemwide experienced disruptions during high-stakes standardized tests for the second consecutive year.
- Miss America defends suspended teen April 21, 2014Miss America Nina Davuluri has asked high school officials to rethink the suspension of 18-year-old Patrick Farves, who asked her to be his prom date.
- Miss America Nina Davuluri asks school to reverse suspension for student's prom stunt April 21, 2014Washington, April 21 (ANI): Miss America Nina Davuluri has pleaded with a high school in Pennsylvania to reconsider their decision of suspending a student, who asked her to go to the prom with him. The 25-year-old made the appeal on the Miss America Organization's Facebook page Saturday, writing that she was "flattered" when Patrick Farves, 18 […]
- Miss America: Rethink suspension over prom query April 20, 2014YORK, Pa. (AP) — Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a high school senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of an assembly.
- Miss America defends student suspended for asking her to prom April 19, 2014By Chris Francescani NEW YORK (Reuters) - Miss America has suggested officials at a Pennsylvania high school reconsider their decision to suspend a student for approaching her at a school assembly and asking her to be his prom date, the beauty queen said on Saturday. The disciplinary action taken by school administrators in York against the 18-year-old senio […]
- TOTALLY WORTH IT: High school senior suspended for asking Miss America to prom April 19, 2014If Miss America visits your high school, and if it’s springtime, and if you don’t have a date to the senior prom, you’ve got to ask her to go with you. Such was the case for Patrick Farves, a senior at Central York High School, when the reigning Miss America, Nina Davuluri, came to the York, Pa. school on Thursday to give a speech about diversity and the val […]
- Teen suspended for asking Miss America to prom April 18, 2014YORK, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school.
- When is a tool a weapon? Chicago court throws out teacher discipline case April 18, 2014A veteran teacher at a Chicago elementary school has lost his bid to reverse a four-day suspension without pay because he showed an array of hand tools to his second grade students as part of a math lesson. Douglas Bartlett displayed pliers, screwdrivers, wrenches, a pocket knife, and a box cutter in his classroom as part of the lesson. Mr. Bartlett, who has […]
- Northern Colorado 4th graders get grandparents' pot; principal warns parents to secure drugs April 24, 2014