School-to-Prison Pipeline with American Bar Association President Paulette Brown

March 10, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

The “school-to-prison pipeline” refers to policies and practices that push school children, especially at-risk children, out of classrooms and into the criminal justice system. This pipeline reflects the prioritization of incarceration over education. On March 10 at 6 p.m. in the Pugh Hall Ocora, ABA President Paulette Brown will explore how inadequate resources, ineffective discipline policies and an increased reliance on law enforcement has resulted in a funneling of students into the juvenile justice system. Introductory remarks with be given by Alachua County School Superintendent Dr. Owen Roberts.