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Kids In Handcuffs

22 states in America allow kids as young as 7 to be tried as adults. Kids don’t just wake up one morning and start committing crimes one day. 825 more words

Injustice System

South Salt Lake police seek help locating 2 teens who escaped juvenile detention center

SOUTH SALT LAKE — Police in South Salt Lake are requesting the public’s help in locating two 17-year-old boys who escaped from a juvenile detention facility at 3450 South 900 West. 329 more words

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Teachers More Likely to Label Black Students as Troublemakers

I watched a few TED talks today about kids.  One of them I posted yesterday if you haven’t had a chance to watch it yet.  This young woman was in college she met someone from the inner city of Philadelphia and she asked him if she could do a paper on him and he agreed.  1,173 more words

Racism

#STPP in Action: A Tale Too Often Told

It’s difficult to really understand the School to Prison Pipeline if you are only thinking about it in terms of national statistics, mass incarceration rates, or facts and figures. 513 more words

#PushBACK

sonniq reblogged this on My Name is Jamie. My Life in Prison and commented:

I needed to add this one too. It's time for people to wake up and see what happens to kids when the school system decides they aren't worth working with. Where will this kid end up? What are his choices when he has been deemed a failure before he even got started.

SOCIAL STUDIES: Alice Goffman TED Talk: How we're priming some kids for college — and others for prison

In this powerful TED Talk, Sociologist Alice Goffman talks about her 6-year experience in one of Philadelphia’s most troubled neighborhoods. She speaks on her first hand experiences on how teenagers African-American and Latino teens are funneled down the path to prison — sometimes starting with relatively minor infractions that lead them down a path of destruction. 29 more words

SOCIAL STUDIES

sonniq reblogged this on My Name is Jamie. My Life in Prison and commented:

.....I saw this right after I posted about the AVP and thought it would be a good addition to what I've been talking about.

Protests Against $30 Million Juvenile Center Shut Down Highway In Baltimore

On Tuesday, protesters in Baltimore shut down I-395 in protest against Maryland’s plan to cut education spending in lieu of funding a $30 million detention center for juveniles charged as adults. 396 more words

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Protests against $30 million juvenile center shut down highway In Baltimore

On Tuesday, protesters in Baltimore shut down I-395 in protest against Maryland’s plan to cut education spending in lieu of funding a $30 million detention center for juveniles charged as adults. 408 more words

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