Zero Tolerance in Philadelphia: Denying Educational Opportunities and Creating a Pathway to Prison

Zero Tolerance in Philadelphia: Denying Educational Opportunities and Creating a Pathway to Prison

Advancement Project, together with Youth United for Change, a Philadelphia-based youth organization, released Zero Tolerance in Philadelphia: Denying Educational Opportunities and Creating a Pathway to Prison, which criticizes zero tolerance in Philadelphia schools as a failed policy that makes city schools less safe, criminalizes or pushes out of school tens of thousands of students every year, and creates a School-to-Prison Pipeline.

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