Guardian UK report: TX school police who issue misdemeanor tickets & fines to kids for minor classroom infractions, thus filling the “schools to prison pipeline.” Troubling when you combine this with racial disparities and the high incidence of learning and other disabilities among those kids punished.
The US schools with their own police
More and more US schools have police patrolling the corridors. Pupils are being arrested for throwing paper planes and failing to pick up crumbs from the canteen floor. Why is the state criminalising normal childhood behaviour? …In 2010, the police gave close to 300,000 “Class C misdemeanour” tick…