With Black Students, Some Schools Are More Ready to Punish Than Help

October 10, 2014 | by Piazadora Footman | The New York Times

This article explores how institutionalized punishment within a school system exists and how it can effect children’s development and success. Author Piazadora Footman connects this type of punishment to racial discrimination by comparing her son’s story to stories of numerous other children of color with similar experiences.

This article explores how institutionalized punishment within a school system exists and how it can effect children’s development and success. Author Piazadora Footman connects this type of punishment to racial discrimination by comparing her son’s story to stories of numerous other children of color with similar experiences.