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School-to-Prison Pipeline

Read: ACLU Nebraska: SRO Programs Fuel School-to-Prison Pipeline

ACLU Nebraska: SRO Programs Fuel School-to-Prison Pipeline

A study from ACLU Nebraska found its schools’ SRO programs vary greatly and most don’t properly track students’ arrests or law enforcement referrals.

Read: Police, Mental Health and Social Services Must Work Together

Police, Mental Health and Social Services Must Work Together

A needless tug of war could be developing with school police on one side and mental health professionals, social services advocates and civil rights activists on the other.

NASRO Supports Dept. of Ed and DOJ School Policing Recommendations

Association officials say that NASRO has long advocated for all of these recommendations.

Dept. of Ed, DOJ Release Campus Policing Recommendations

Obama administration releases resources for schools and colleges to ensure the approriate use of SROs and campus police.

Read: ACLU Challenges S.C. ‘Disturbing Schools’ Law

ACLU Challenges S.C. ‘Disturbing Schools’ Law

The group says the law is imprecise and disproportionately targets black students.

Read: Study Finds Schools with More Black Students Have More Security

Study Finds Schools with More Black Students Have More Security

The study also found racial disparities in suspension and arrest rates among schools with higher security measures.

Read: Ferguson Report Finds Flaws in Schools as Well as Police Department

Ferguson Report Finds Flaws in Schools as Well as Police Department

School resource officers from Ferguson’s police department act in an ‘unreasonable’ manner while in the town’s schools, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

Study Shows LGBTQ Youth Subject to Discrimination by School Authorities

The report looks at how the ways youths identify themselves impacts their experience with school discipline, harassment and criminalization.

De Blasio Looks to Revise Discipline Code for NYC Schools

The mayor is thought to be reviewing school suspension guidelines and will likely promote a more flexible approach to student discipline.

Study Reveals Police Arrest Mostly Minorities at Calif. Schools

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