The Pre-K to Prison Pipeline

“I believe the racial disparities in school suspension and expulsion convince Black childr en to leave the school environment in large numbers. Many Black students drop out of school or do not perform to their ability,” Bell said. “Additionally, other Black students adopt the belief that they are being criminalized and that school is only … Continue reading The Pre-K to Prison Pipeline

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Shining a Spotlight on Black Girls

The Schott Foundation is "Shining a Spotlight on Black Girls" focusing on the barriers facing Black girls in our public schools. Oftentimes, school pushout conversations center boys of color--I'll personally admit that I spend a lot of time on this site worrying about my son more than my daughter. However, when using both a race and … Continue reading Shining a Spotlight on Black Girls