Forum aims to end “school to prison” pipeline

Posted on October 21, 2015

2015_10_15_JuvenileJusticeForumOver 350 members of the law enforcement, education and court communities convened on Oct. 20, 2015 to identify ways they can work together to prevent school discipline issues from landing youth in court and in the juvenile justice system.

Research has shown that calling in law enforcement to deal with a student’s behavioral problems is an ineffective way to address these issues and could lead to harmful, long-term consequences not anticipated by educators.

Read press release of the event.

Click here to find forum presentations and materials.