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The “school-to-prison pipeline” is an rising development that pushes huge numbers of at-risk youth—particularly childrens of color—out of study rooms and into the juvenile justice procedure. The rules and practices that give a contribution to this development may be obvious as a pipeline with many access issues, from under-resourced K-12 public colleges, to the over-use of zero-tolerance suspensions and expulsions and to the explosion of policing and arrests in public colleges. The confluence of those practices threatens to organize a whole iteration of kids for a way forward for incarceration.

In this entire examine of the connection among American legislations and the school-to-prison pipeline, co-authors Catherine Y. Kim, Daniel J. Losen, and Damon T. Hewitt research the present nation of the legislation for every access element at the pipeline and suggest criminal theories and treatments to problem them. utilizing particular state-based examples and case experiences, the authors assert that legislations might be a good weapon within the fight to lessen the variety of young ones stuck within the pipeline, handle the devastating effects of the pipeline on households and groups, and confirm that our public colleges and juvenile justice procedure extra the objectives for which they have been created: to supply significant, secure possibilities for the entire nation’s children.

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A. Discriminatory Discipline Advocates seeking to address the pipeline on behalf of children of color should explore the possibility of challenging the discriminatory imposition of school discipline on the basis of race. In Sherpell v. Humnoke School District No. 5,18 a federal court found that an Arkansas school district’s discipline system was racially discriminatory and unconstitutional. 19 Absent “smoking gun” evidence such as the use of racial epithets by school officials, courts consider circumstantial evidence to determine whether officials intended to discriminate on the basis of race when punishing students.

92 In Schroeder v. Palm Beach County School Board,93 however, the ACLU Racial Justice Program filed a class action complaint against the Palm Beach County School Board and the Palm Beach County School Superintendent alleging that the district failed to provide an adequate education as required under the state constitution, which guarantees a “uniform, efficient, safe, secure, and high quality education,” evidenced by the dismal graduation rates in that county. The lawsuit alleged that one in three Palm Beach County students do not graduate in four years and that the graduation rates for children of color were even worse.

Disparate Impact Claims under Federal Law As mentioned earlier, disparate impact, without discriminatory intent, does not amount to a violation of the Equal Protection Clause. At the federal level, disparate impact in the education context can be most effectively addressed by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. 42 Yet, even after Sandoval, Unlawful Discrimination | 39 administrative regulations interpreting Title VI to prohibit disparate impact may still be enforced by federal agencies. S.

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