January 26, 2012 | Posted At: 09:57 AM | Author: Alexander Russo | Category: (Who Cares What) Research Says , Urban Ed
Chicago: Quick To Call Police, Slow To Report Data
Youth advocates want more data on school arrests Catalyst Chicago, Advocates say disproportionate number of black kids arrested WBEZ, In-School Officers Put Teens On Road To Prison Huffington Post. The report is full of interesting maps and information. For example, there are two police officers assigned to each high school in Chicago, and principals have resisted giving them up despite financial incentives. Of course, Chicago isn't the only district dealing with disparities: In Maryland, discipline reform aims to limit students’ suspension from school Washington Post. In New York City, arrests are supposed to be reported publicly along with suspensions and expulsions.