Tag: School to Prison Pipeline

We've Been Defunding Schools for Years to Fund Police - Cancel the CPS-CPD Contract

In 2007, when I started teaching at TEAM Englewood High School, a student told me about how his house was broken into. I asked if the police had any leads, he said the police hadn’t come, even though they called them yesterday. I heard more stories from my students about issues with the police. I... Read more »

Invest in Education? Nope, the Chicago Public School Board Invests in Policing

Invest in Education? Nope, the Chicago Public School Board Invests in Policing
Yesterday the CPS Board of Education had a chance to actually be different than the appointed school boards of the past and do right by kids. They were asked to vote on a plan to give the Chicago Police Department $33 Million more dollars for employing police in schools. Out of the school board members... Read more »