We’ve been asked to provide a list of resources for those who are interested in learning more about the impact of having police in schools. Below is a partial list of reports and articles that we have found very useful to our work.
The Dangers of Putting More Armed Guards in Schools by Aviva Sen, Think Progress, Jan 17, 2013.
Education on Lockdown: The Schoolhouse-to-Jailhouse Track by the Advancement Project (2005)
Handcuffs On Success: The Extreme School Discipline Crisis in Mississippi Public Schools by the Advancement Project (2013)
Kindergarten/Cops by Molly Knefel, The New Inquiry (October 30, 2012)
More Police – In Schools and Out — Not the Answer – A statement by the Justice Policy Institute (2013)
Policing Chicago Public Schools by Mariame Kaba and Frank Edwards (2012)
The Prison-Educational Complex by Astra Taylor, The New Inquiry (August 14, 2012)
School Resource Officers: A Topic of Hot Debate Even Prior by Sandy Hook by James Swift, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (Jan 18, 2013)