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09/9/2019 | Improving Job Quality
Published By:The Indypendent

Plugging NYC’s School-To-Prison Pipeline

A landmark 2017 report from the Center for Popular Democracy and the Urban Youth Collaborative (UYC) noted that there had been “1,310 arrests, summonses, or juvenile reports for non-criminal violations” in the city school system in the previous year, including “‘trespassing’ for being on the wrong floor of a multi-school building, or ‘disorderly conduct’ for using obscene language or participating in a peaceful protest.

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