How to Stop the School-to-Prison Pipeline for Girls of Color

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Black girls and other girls of color disproportionately experience harsh school discipline than their peers.  According to the most recent data released by the US Department of Education, Black girls were suspended six times more than white girls. Punitive, rather than restorative, approaches to conflict often push Black girls out of school and into the juvenile justice system. Advocates, educators and policymakers alike are looking for solutions to address school climate and safety with an intersectional racial and gender lens.

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