Full story - July 16, 2015
Moving to end two systems of punishment for pupils
"The question is: Are we letting principals and parents deal with one set of kids and we call the police on another set of kids?" the president asked. "That's not the right thing to do,”
Full story - May 01, 2015
Police whiter than those they serve
The frightening scenes of urban unrest in Baltimore, and in Ferguson Missouri before that, reflect a long-smoldering distrust of police in African-American communities nationwide. A lot of departments, Baltimore’s among them, have made substantive strides in recent years increasing diversity. But Census Bureau statistics also indicate that police in many of America’s largest cities still don’t reflect the makeup of the communities they serve.
Full story - April 14, 2015
You may think that the food additives in your food have been rigorously reviewed by the government before they're ever allowed into your food. But you'd be wrong.
Full story - April 10, 2015
Kayleb Moon-Robinson — who is diagnosed as autistic — had barely started sixth grade last fall in Lynchburg, Virginia, when a school resource officer filed charges against him. Kayleb was charged with disorderly conduct for kicking over a trash can and th
Some schools are wasting no time at reporting pupils, even very young pupils, to police and filing criminal complaints for classroom infractions. Those pupils reported are overwhelmingly of color, an investigation has found.