North Carolina foster teen languishes in adult jail for school incident

By Susan Ferriss

A judge freed a foster girl from adult jail after a school police arrest, but N.C. social services fail to come get her.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Education":

"… ement, alleges the complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Educational Opportunities Section of the Civil Rights Division. Federal school-disc …"

"… in the country was supposed to report that data to the U.S. Department of Education’s Civil Rights Data Collection. The Wake County district has nearly 148, …"

"… udents have rallied to her defense and appealed to the county’s Board of Education this month to help free her, as local TV and other media have reported. A …"

"… ted Federal School Discipline Guidance released by the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice in January. …"

California lawmakers latest to consider limits for cops in schools

By Susan Ferriss

Golden State lawmakers latest to think about limits.

Excerpts from this story referencing "U.S. Justice Department":

"… out of legislative committees this spring. Making changes In March, the U.S. Justice Department’s civil rights office reached a court-sanctioned agreement stemming from …"

Los Angeles school police still ticketing thousands of young students

By Susan Ferriss

School police still citing thousands of kids for minor violations

Excerpts from this story referencing "American Civil Liberties Union":

"… strict bigger than L.A. Unified, which has fewer than 700,000 students.The American Civil Liberties Union — which is suing New York police for alleged excessive force in schools …"

Perps or pupils? Safety policy creates friction in New York City schools

By Daryl Khan

Presence of school safety agents creates friction in Gotham schools

Excerpts from this story referencing "Raymond Kelly":

"… g the last school year under Mayor Michael Bloomberg and NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly.The studentOne morning in her senior year Dickson was working on a school …"

California moves closer to reforming school discipline

By Susan Ferriss

California lawmakers want to stem tide of suspensions, expulsions; lawyer featured in Center story testifies about boy's case

School arrests in Connecticut bring new scrutiny, reforms

By Lisa Chedekel

School arrests In Connecticut bring new scrutiny, reforms

Excerpts from this story referencing "Ed, Edd n Eddy":

"… er at a New Haven magnet school in 2009, Jacob was watching a lot of "Ed, Edd n Eddy" shows on TV — a slapstick cartoon that features adolescent equivalents …"