By Alice Doyel Guest blogger “Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.” – James Baldwin We Listen to These Student Voices to Face What They Experience By writing Prelude to Prison: Student Perspectives on School Suspension, Marsha Weissman gives suspended and expelled students … Read more When Juvenile Crimes Mean Decades of Incarceration Part 3: The Voices of Students Excluded from School
By Alice Doyel Guest blogger Click on each book to hear and watch these stories on YouTube, especially with children. Spoiler Alert: Sojourner Truth’s years as a slave were more severe than Frederick Douglass’ These are just three out of the hundreds of books for preschoolers and young children available from public libraries with … Read more When Juvenile Crimes Mean Decades of Incarceration Part 2 of 4: The Preschool to Prison Pipeline
By Alice Doyel Guest blogger Less than 80% of Washington state first-time 9th graders are “on track” to pass all credits they attempted in 9th grade. Black, Latinx, Native American, and Pacific Islanders fall below this percent. Students in the following categories also fall below: foster care, homelessness, 504/special education, English language learner, migrant, … Read more Middle School – Pipeline to Prison or Pathway to Brilliance?