Press Releases

School Safety, School Policing, and Students’ Rights Focus of New Online Toolkit
Toolkit Provides Support for Students to Advocate for Themselves and Push for Changes in their School Communities
September 5, 2018
Return to Zero Tolerance Post-Parkland Results in Surge in Arrests for Texas Students, Unnecessarily Pushing Children into Justice System
Younger Students and Black Students Overrepresented in Referrals for “Terroristic Threat” and “Threat to Exhibit Firearms”
July 17, 2018
New Report Finds that Texas Schools Continue to Rely on Police Officers, Courts, and Juvenile Probation to Address Minor School Misbehavior
Data Show that Youth of Color and Students with Disabilities are Disproportionately Subjected to Arrests, Court Involvement, Use of Force, and Juvenile Probation for Similar Behavior
December 14, 2016
School Police in McKinney, Texas, Arrest and Ticket African-American Students at Excessive and Unequal Rates
School Resource Officers in Dallas Suburb Where Officer Used Extreme Force at Pool Party Found to Receive No Special Training in Working with Children
August 12, 2015
New Report Finds Inconsistent and Unfair Texas Truancy Policies Disproportionately Hurt Low-Income Kids and Students of Color
Judges Are Using Questionable Sanctions in Response to Truancy Charges, Including Forcing Students to Drop Out of School and Take the GED
March 5, 2015

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