About the author
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).
- Video: “What We Carry On Our Backs: The School To Prison Pipeline”
- “Charter schools’ discipline policy under fire”
- “The the number of serious incidents of misbehavior plummeted 60 percent…”
- Freedom Summer Youth Congress Addressing Youth Criminalization & More This Summer
- Kiera Wilmot, the Honor Student Who Was Arrested For a Botched Science Experiment, Tells Her Story
- JJIE: “Life after Juvenile Detention”
- “Are School Closings the ‘New Jim Crow’? Activists File Civil Rights Complaints.”
- Communities Around The Country Gear Up For National Week of Action Against Incarcerating Youth!
- Ray Rice domestic violence suspension overturned November 29, 2014Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, who was suspended indefinitely earlier this year after punching his now-wife, won his appeal, meaning he could return to the National Football League. Rice is now a free agent and eligible to sign with another team, the NFL Players Association said Friday. The 27-year-old Rice had been sacked by the Ravens and k […]
- FHS dress code protesters suspended for 3 to 5 days November 28, 2014A group of Fredericton High School students who staged a protest against the dress code policy at the school last week has been suspended from classes for three to five days, says one of the organizers. The school has also prohibited the students from participating in any extracurricular activities for the rest of the school year, including prom, sports, jun […]
- The Number of Charter Schools Suspending Kids Is Totally out of Control November 28, 2014Created as a creative and more rigorous alternative, charter schools tend to outpace traditional public schools in most areas, including on standardized assessment tests. Yet charter schools also lead their traditional counterparts in a more disturbing trend: the number of students who are suspended or expelled each year.
- Suspension extended for MUN coach Doug Partridge November 26, 2014The coach of Memorial University of Newfoundland's women's varsity basketball team has been given an extension of his latest suspension. It's now the third time this month that coach Doug Partridge has been told he will have to sit some games out. Atlantic University Sports says Partridge will now have to sit out the first two games of the com […]
- University of Virginia suspends fraternal organizations in assaults probe November 22, 2014(Reuters) - The University of Virginia is suspending all fraternal organizations until January after a magazine article described in detail an alleged sexual assault that occurred on the campus, the school said on Saturday. All fraternal organizations and associated social activities will shut down until Jan. 9, the beginning of the spring semester, so that […]
- This British Schoolboy Made £14,000 By Selling Sweets In The Playground November 21, 2014He raised the money to pay for university
- Joanne Norquay, elementary school teacher, agrees to anger management November 19, 2014A B.C. elementary school teacher with a history of being disciplined for physical contact with students has agreed to take an anger management course from the Justice Institute of B.C. A discipline decision released by the Teacher Regulation Branch reveals that Joanne Marie Norquay has a discipline record that stretches back to 2004, when the Peace River Sou […]
- Toronto French School ignored racial slurs against Muslim students: court hears November 17, 2014TORONTO - Officials at a private French high school in Toronto waged a months-long "campaign of communication" to defame two teenage students involved in a fight because they were Muslim, the lawyer representing the pair told court Monday.
- Students isolated as expulsion alternative October 31, 2014DENVER (AP) — A Colorado school superintendent said Friday he will keep disciplining students by placing them in isolated, 4-by-6-foot rooms to study during school hours as an alternative to expulsion and as a way to reduce a high dropout rate.
- NCAA denies Georgia's appeal of Gurley suspension October 31, 2014ATLANTA (AP) — The NCAA upheld its four-game suspension of Georgia tailback Todd Gurley on Thursday night, ending the school's final hope of having its biggest star in uniform for Saturday's game against Florida.
- Ray Rice domestic violence suspension overturned November 29, 2014