Partnership for After School Education


March 02, 2015

Study on Breaking the School to Prison Pipeline

Exceptionality: A Special Education Journal has published Breaking the School to Prison Pipeline: Identifying School Risk and Protective Factors for Youth Delinquency, a study that examines the factors that either exacerbate or mitigate youth delinquency in schools and proposes policies to reduce exclusionary discipline practices, academic failure, and high dropout rates, which disproportionately affect students of color. Interested readers without a subscription to the journal will need to pay in order to access the study.

March 02, 2015

Black Lives Matter: The 50 State Report on Public Education & Black Males

The Schott Foundation for Public Education recently released the 2015 installment of Black Lives Matter: The 50 State Report on Public Education & Black Males, which illustrates how Black male students are too often neglected in our country's inequitable public education system. This biennial report series chronicles the hurdles and systemic challenges in the national education system, including disparities in school discipline and inequitable school supports, that result in frustrating, racially identifiable gaps in graduation rates.