Recent podcasts on racial injustice in schools
Discipline in schools and the school-to-prison pipeline: This American Life, “Is This Working?”
– see also Huffington Post 3/20/15 “As Awareness of the School-to-Prison Pipeline Rises, Some Schools Rethink the Role of Police.”
- Schools are increasingly relying on police officers to solve routine problems. This increases the likelihood that students will end up in prison. Students of color and students with disabilities are disproportionately targeted.
Segregated schools: “Three Miles” and “The Problem We All Live With”
Please feel free to add to these resources (not limited to podcasts). Forthcoming: a section on prison education.