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[VIDEO] Harsh School Policies Create A School-To-Prison Pipeline

 SparkAction recently posted a video that examines harsh school policies and the increased policing of students that creates a school-to-prison pipeline. The growing concern is that while harsh school policies and a zero tolerance attitude may create the illusion of safety for students, the reality is that students are often treated like criminals. Students are fed into the judicial system for minor offenses such as hitting a peer with a ruler or fighting in the hallway, creating a sense of hostility within schools and a recipe for disaster in the years to come. See the video below: