School-to-prison pipeline in our community? – Daily Republic

By Deon Price

Are our public school grounds beginning to mirror the prison system? Why are law enforcement agencies and the District Attorney’s Office so involved in the public the school environment? Is it necessary or justified to protect the community and students? Are today’s youth simply more violent and troublesome than those of previous generations?

Here is yet another reason to be thankful if you are over 40. Twenty-five years ago, it was easier to get a driver’s license, get into college or stay in school. On the other hand, it is also a lot easier today to get arrested, suspended or expelled from school.

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