November Facts on the Fence

The theme for the month of November is Incarceration – Restorative Justice. The school to prison pipeline is a term many might not have heard before. The pipeline refers to inadequate resources starting from a young age for students, such as overcrowding in classrooms, lack of qualified teachers and little to no funding for extra activities. There is pressure to push schools to expel or suspend their low performing students thanks to policies such as the No Child Left Behind Act. Because of this, students are more likely to be