Category Archives: School to Prison Pipeline

Increasing Graduation Rates

The average national graduation rate has risen to 80% from 78%, which was the highest it had been since 1974!  However, the goal of this president is to have that increased to 90% by 2020.  This is a distinct challenge … Continue reading

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School-to-Prison Pipeline

Road of Discipline As a parent and a parent/community leader, I have a dire concern about the prevailing school-to-prison pipeline that has many pipes through which it works. “According to the U.S Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR), … Continue reading

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