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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).
- 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!
- Shelling of Gaza school kills at least 15; toll nears 800 July 25, 2014* Women, children, U.N. staff killed - Ban Ki-moon * Israel says it is investigating the school deaths * America, European flights expected back in Tel Aviv * Hamas sticks to demand embargo on enclave be lifted * One killed in West Bank march is support of Gaza By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Ori Lewis GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 25 (Reuters) - Gazan authorities said Isra […]
- At least 15 killed by shelling of Gaza school; toll exceeds 760 July 24, 2014United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed his horror at the attack on the school at Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza strip. I strongly condemn this act." Ban later arrived to Cairo where he was expected to meet U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who has been working the telephones to try to broker an elusive truce. Israel Defense Forces (I […]
- K to 12 suspension sought amid school woes July 22, 2014Sen. Antonio “Sonny’’ F. Trillanes IV said yesterday the K to 12 program should be suspended until the government has resolved the current fundamental problems of the country’s education system as well as the projected problems it would encounter at the start of its scheduled full implementation in 2016. These fundamental problems in the country’s education […]
- Class suspension for July 18 July 17, 2014Several local government units (LGUs) and schools have announced the suspension of classes for July 18 to give way for the clearing operations that typhoon “Glenda” left. Here’s the list of areas where class suspensions have been declared: All levels: Antipolo Batangas Camarines Sur Cavite Laguna Las Piñas Parañaque Preschool to High school: Marikina Muntinl […]
- Principal Calls Student Racist Because He Wore White, Made ‘W’ Sign During SCHOOL SPIRIT WEEK July 17, 2014A star high school athlete in rural Marshalltown, Iowa has been suspended for three football games this fall because he posted a social media image of himself enthusiastically festooned from head to toe in white clothing during school spirit week. The student is Blair Van Staalduine, reports Des Moines NBC affiliate WHO-TV. The student’s parents say the the […]
- Update 2: Class suspension (July 17) July 17, 2014Here is the updated list of areas with class suspensions (July 17) ALL LEVELS Albay (until July 18) Angono, Rizal Bataan Batangas Camarines Sur (until July 18) Catanduanes Cavite Laguna Las Piñas City Makati City Malabon City Mandaluyong City Marikina City Muntinlupa City Navotas City Paranaque City Pateros San Juan City San Mateo, RizalPRESCHOOL TO HIGH SCH […]
- Update 7: Class suspension for July 15 due to 'Glenda' July 15, 2014With typhoon 'Glenda' already within the Philippine Area of Responsibility, here’s the list of areas with class suspensions according to the Department of Education and official tweets of Local Government Units: ANTIPOLO - Preschool to high school (public and private) BATAAN - Preschool to high school (public and private) BATANGAS - Preschool to hi […]
- School should have planned for legal bill - Lawyer July 11, 2014The lawyer for Hastings student Lucan Battison says his school should have budgeted for the legal bill it's now facing.
- Are nutrition standards for school meals too tough? Congress considers tweaks July 10, 2014Stronger nutritional standards for school meals have been phasing in since 2012, touted by everyone from pediatricians to Michelle Obama as a major way to boost children’s health. The School Nutrition Association (SNA), representing 55,000 school nutrition professionals, is leading the push to delay or tweak some of the standards. Representatives of more tha […]
- School suspension 'human rights violation' July 10, 2014Children who are suspended from school or yelled at by teachers are having their rights abused, according to researchers.
- Shelling of Gaza school kills at least 15; toll nears 800 July 25, 2014