Posts Tagged ‘school to prison pipeline’

Adderall Abuse By Academically Ambitious Juveniles

  • June 13, 2012
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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The New York Times recently published a lengthy advertisement for the amphetamine, Adderall.  Technically, it wasn’t supposed to be a commercial.  It was a feature story entitled, “Risky Rise of the Good Grade Pill.”  But the manufacturer of Adderall would…

The School to Prison Pipeline

  • April 10, 2012
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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The BBC World Service has produced an excellent audio documentary about how the public school system in Texas criminalizes petty student misbehavior.  Perhaps the most eye-opening moment is when a young teen describes how security officers repeatedly issued misdemeanor citations to…

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