For More Teens, Arrests by Police Replace School Discipline

A generation ago, schoolchildren caught fighting in the corridors, sassing a teacher or skipping class might have ended up in detention. Today, there’s a good chance they will end up in police custody.

News Story (North Carolina)

Gary Fields, John R. Emshwiller
Wall Street Journal (WSJ)
October 21, 2014
Link to story (paywall)

Tags: Children & Juvenile, Schools: Discipline

Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Aid of North Carolina (LANC)