➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
NY: New York City Schools discriminatory and damaging school-to-prison pipeline (Opinion)
City & State NY – April 17, 2017
New York City’s current exclusionary discipline policies negatively impact students like Ari, who was struggling with being transferred into foster care, when she received a 60-day suspension for her involvement in a physical altercation. They hurt young people like Markeys – an LGBTQ individual with a disability – who was hauled off by police to the emergency room for a mental health emergency.
Report: The $746 Million a Year School-to-Prison Pipeline: https://populardemocracy.org/news/publications/746-million-year-school-prison-pipeline