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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!
- Alabang school appeals for suspension of traffic scheme January 27, 2015The administration and parents of De La Salle Santiago Zobel School (DLSZ) in the posh Ayala Alabang Village in Muntinlupa City have appealed to the Ayala Alabang Village Association (AAVA) to suspend the implementation of the vehicle color coding traffic plan that will affect 3,000 non-resident students of the school. “DLSZ has been serving several resident […]
- Pop-Tart gun laws: Fighting for the right to keep and bear pastry in the U.S. January 26, 2015A series of incidents have led defenders of the right to keep and bear arms to stand up for children who chew their breakfast pastries into the shape of a gun. Joshua Welch was kicked out of school for two days, sparking a debate about gun rights and zero tolerance policies in schools. His second grade teacher said he was not suspended for chewing his breakf […]
- Brad Badiuk, Winnipeg teacher suspended over Facebook comments, on unpaid leave January 22, 2015Brad Badiuk, a Winnipeg high school teacher who was suspended for controversial Facebook comments about aboriginal people, has now been placed on unpaid leave, a school trustee told CBC News. Badiuk, an electronics teacher at Kelvin High School, was placed on paid leave last month while the Winnipeg School Division began investigating the comments. Winnipeg […]
- Reporting school crime principal’s call, says board January 16, 2015It is a principal’s decision whether to report any apparent crimes on school property to police, says P.E.I. English Language School Board superintendent Cynthia Fleet. Fleet was responding to questions from CBC News about a video that went viral, attracting millions of views, showing a fight on the grounds of Three Oaks High School in Summerside. Fleet said […]
- Hazing puts Dalhousie University men's rugby club under sanctions January 15, 2015Dalhousie University's men's rugby team violated the school's hazing policy and will remain suspended for at least the rest of the school year, officials announced Thursday. An investigation was launched in September after a complaint from an employee regarding activities by the Dalhousie Tigers Men's Rugby Club on Sept. 20, 2014. Dalhous […]
- Dozens of school staff, teachers assaulted in Winnipeg in past 2 years January 15, 2015Dozens of school staff, including teachers, have been assaulted in Winnipeg in the past two years, according to documents obtained by the CBC’s I-Team. One in seven assaults documented by the Winnipeg School Division in its suspension reports between September 2012 and January 2014 was against a staff member. East suffered a life-changing brain injury after […]
- Suspension of University of Ottawa varsity hockey team prompts class action January 13, 2015The University of Ottawa and its president, Allan Rock, face a class action lawsuit over the suspension of the school's men's hockey team in connection with a sexual assault investigation. The legal proceeding was launched Tuesday in Ontario's Superior Court of Justice by lawyer Lawrence Greenspon — an alumnus of the university — on behalf of […]
- Students kept out of school by PTA protest vs principal January 12, 2015Calasiao, Pangasinan — Around1,038 pupils of the Buenlag Central Elementary School were barred from entering the school yesterday in the midst of a Parents and Teachers Association (PTA) protest against the school principal.Several parents blamed Principal Digna Bauzon of alleged money-making and other irregularities in running the school, prompting the PTA […]
- In LA, policy shift yields decline in school suspensions January 10, 2015LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the last three years, Marcquees Banks has been taken out of class twice and sent to another school for getting into fights.
- Classes suspended due to rains January 9, 2015Butuan City – Classes from pre-school to elementary level in the cities of Surigao and Tandag were suspended yesterday due to continuous heavy rains brought about by a low pressure area (LPA) that crossed the region.The torrential rains over Caraga region that started since Monday and, aggravated by the LPA on Thursday, resulted in damaged roads in various a […]
- Alabang school appeals for suspension of traffic scheme January 27, 2015