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!
- Pumpkin Fair riot: Should Keene State College students be expelled? October 20, 2014On Monday morning, Keene State College Student Body President Bobby Graham sat in his econometrics class, one day after he had walked door to door apologizing to area businesses on behalf of the rioters.
- 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.
- No. 13 Georgia suspends RB Gurley indefinitely October 10, 2014ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia star tailback Todd Gurley was suspended indefinitely on Thursday while the school investigates an alleged violation of NCAA rules.
- Dagupan, DepEd vow to improve 58 substandard school buildings October 9, 2014Dagupan City, Pangasinan — Authorities announced yesterday that the Department of Education (DepEd) and the city government have joined forces in addressing squarely structural integrity problems with 58 prefabricated classroom buildings constructed in 11 school campuses, here. “Improving the facilities in the city’s public is a top priority,” Mayor Belen T. […]
- 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 […]
- Officer takes down armed Ohio student September 23, 2014AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police say an officer subdued a 15-year-old Ohio high school student who came to school armed with a loaded semi-automatic pistol.
- Boy suspended for selling soda at school takes his business to sidewalk September 21, 2014LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - An Alberta teenager who was suspended for selling pop from his locker says he's still selling soda, just not on school property where sales of the sugary drinks aren't allowed.
- Pumpkin Fair riot: Should Keene State College students be expelled? October 20, 2014