What are the impacts of suspension, expulsion, and school police?Removing students from school through suspension or expulsion, or arrest by school police can have significant negative consequences. Those consequences fall most heavily on students of color and students with disabilities, who are disproportionately suspended, expelled and arrested at school. To help change school discipline and police policies, you will first need to be able to explain to decision makers why the school to prison pipeline is harmful.
These documents summarize the research on the school to prison pipeline, and can help you identify problems you can help solve in your district.: