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!
- 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 […]
- Schoolboy suspended for selling £14k of chocolate in the playground November 21, 2014Tommie Rose bought goodies from discount stores and sold them on at marked-up price. What a crafty kid.
- 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 […]
- Suburban Philadelphia high school football coach loses job amid rookie players' hazing scandal November 18, 2014DOYLESTOWN, Pa. - A high school football coach suspended amid a hazing scandal that resulted in the cancellation of the team's final two games won't be back next season.
- 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.
- Sevenoaks School Suspensions: Dozens of Pupils Suspended After Boozey Night Out on School Trip November 7, 2014Sevenoaks School suspended around 45 students for a boozy night out during on a school trip.
- 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.
- Georgia's Todd Gurley suspended 4 games by NCAA October 29, 2014ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia was hoping to get Todd Gurley back on the field.
- University of Virginia suspends fraternal organizations in assaults probe November 22, 2014