Join Miriam Rollin of the Education Civil Rights Alliance, AFTs Dr. Lisa Thomas and N.J. school teacher, MaryAnn Woods-Murphy for a session on the civic rights of students across the country.
Available on Demand
This session will share the latest information about the growth in the number of school resource officers in schools; the impact of SROs in schools on arrest rates/offenses; the racial disparities in school arrests/referrals; the arrests of young children; the evidence regarding whether police in schools prevent or minimize school shootings and/or other violence; other direct impacts of police in schools; fiscal choices in funding police in schools, rather than counselors, social workers, and many approaches shown to be effective in improving behavior and school climate; and decisions that school districts around the country have made since June 1 regarding police in schools.
Available for one-hour of PD credit. A certificate of completion will be available for download at the end of your session that you can submit for your school's or district's approval.
On Demand version is available in closed captioning in English and Spanish.
Original Air Date: Thursday, September 17, 2020