California’s Sexual Assault Law Will Hurt Black Kids

September 22, 2017 | by Lara Bazelon, The New York Times


An opinion piece in today’s edition of The New York Times argues for scrapping a bill that would require California schools to follow strict guidelines in cases of sexual assault among students. Stating that harsh disciplinary policies disproportionately affect students of color, she calls the policy flawed and suggests better ways to respond. Read the full op-ed here.