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!
- School zone speeders target of RCMP initiative October 24, 2014Drivers breaking the speed limit in school zones across Newfoundland and Labrador were the target of an RCMP initiative on Friday. Officers with traffic services stopped cars outside Pasadena Academy at one of the province-wide school zone checkpoints. Matthew Christie said there were a lot of traffic stops made in school zones in western Newfoundland as a r […]
- New Jersey school board suspends five coaches in hazing scandal October 22, 2014By Sascha Brodsky SAYREVILLE N.J. (Reuters) - New Jersey school officials voted on Tuesday to suspend five high school coaches in a locker-room hazing scandal that has led to criminal sex abuse charges against teen football players. Head coach George Najjar and four coaching assistants at Sayreville War Memorial High School were officially suspended by the S […]
- Memphis boy wounded when gun he brought to school goes off October 21, 2014By Tim Ghianni (Reuters) - A Tennessee teenager was wounded in the leg on Tuesday when he dropped his backpack and a handgun he was showing off to middle school classmates in Memphis went off, officials said. The 13-year-old student, who was not identified, was in stable condition at a nearby hospital, but faces 180 days suspension from school for having a f […]
- New Jersey school officials to tackle hazing scandal, suspensions October 21, 2014By Sascha Brodsky (Reuters) - New Jersey school officials on Tuesday were set to address the suspension of five high school coaches in a locker room hazing scandal that has led to criminal sex abuse charges, according to local media. Seven football players at Sayreville War Memorial High School have been suspended and charged with sexually abusing four fresh […]
- No semestral break for Bicol schools affected by Mayon October 21, 2014The Department of Education (DepEd) has cancelled the five-day semestral break in schools affected by the activity of Mayon Volcano in the Bicol region. Based on a memorandum released yesterday, the school divisions of Albay, Ligao City and Tabaco City cancelled the break from Oct. 20 to 24 to make up for the time lost when classes were suspended due to the […]
- Feilding High School student stood down over long hair October 16, 2014A legal expert is surprised Feilding High School hasn't erred on the side of caution after reports it stood down a student for long hair.
- New York City Is Ending Its Ban on Cell Phones in Schools October 13, 2014New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to make good on one of his campaign promises—one that will surely make some Gotham teens his biggest fans. No, not the pledge to lessen wealth inequality in the city. (Poor doors are still in full effect.) Instead, the mayor plans to bring an end to another inequity that has plagued the Big Apple’s public schools in r […]
- Suspension of New Jersey high school football powerhouse's season puts focus on hazing October 13, 2014PARLIN, N.J. - Seven teens face sex crime charges as a solidly middle-class town and its beloved high school football program find themselves at the centre of the broader debate over how to deal with hazing.
- Sacked principal loses dismissal fight October 1, 2014An Invercargill school principal sacked in March over fostering an "unhealthy and unsafe working environment" loses her fight again her dismissal.
- Teacher Daniel Ogloff suspended for slapping 'I'm gay' sticker on student September 25, 2014- UPDATE | Suspended B.C. teacher is teaching in Alberta A Langley, B.C., teacher, who was suspended for writing "I'm gay" on a piece of masking tape and sticking it on the back of a student's jacket last year received a second suspension this month. Daniel Mark Ogloff, a metalwork teacher at Aldergrove Community Secondary School, was fi […]
- School zone speeders target of RCMP initiative October 24, 2014