"A child's learning is the function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher." James Coleman, 1972

. . .a pupil attitude factor, which appears to have a stronger relationship to achievement than do all the “school” factors together, is the extent to which an individual feels that he has some control over his own destiny. James Coleman, 1966

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

School to Prison Pipeline in Mississippi

From Alternet, originally published by Colorlines.com by  Julianne Hing 

The Shocking Details of a Mississippi School-to-Prison Pipeline
Wearing the wrong color socks, talking back and being late landed young Cedrico Green in jail. The Justice Department says there are many more students like him

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