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Ex-Deputy At Spring Valley High School Won't Face Criminal Charges

Reuters | Lilly Workneh | Posted 09.06.2016 | Black Voices

A South Carolina prosecutor has decided against criminally charging a former sheriff’s deputy who was caught on video flipping a black high school s...

Deputy Slams and Arrests Student: Children's Rights Denied in 'The Land of the Free'

Hope Loudon | Posted 10.30.2016 | Crime
Hope Loudon

When it is legal for authority figures to abuse children and have them arrested on spurious and unsubstantiated charges, can America really be "the land of the free"?

Bristol Palin Blames The Spring Valley High Assault On Student Victim

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 01.09.2017 | Politics

Bristol Palin is outraged that the South Carolina sheriff's deputy seen grabbing a student from her chair, knocking her to the floor and dragging her ...

Assaulted S.C. Student Is A Recent Orphan Living In Foster Care

AP/The Huffington Post | Nico Pitney | Posted 10.28.2015 | Black Voices

Here are the latest developments in the confrontation between a South Carolina deputy and a student recorded on cellphone video (all times local): 5:1...

A Teacher's Response to the Spring Valley High Video

Natalie Holm | Posted 10.28.2016 | Education
Natalie Holm

Around year four of my career, something clicked for me. I realized that my job -- teaching mathematics to a room full of teenagers -- isn't actually about me. It isn't about my wonderful lesson plans or my overall pass rate for end-of-course tests.

What the Video of the South Carolina School Incident Tells Us

Byron Garrett | Posted 10.28.2016 | Education
Byron Garrett

As an officer of the law, this detective took an oath which he not only violated but soiled the very intention behind having school resource officers in the first place.

The Assault At Spring Valley High Shows The School-To-Prison Pipeline In Action

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 10.28.2015 | Black Voices

An incident this week in which a police officer was filmed roughly hurling a student to the ground is only one piece of a larger problem that dispropo...

California Woman Weaves Mats With Plastic Bags For Homeless

Mount Helix Patch | Posted 03.10.2012 | Impact

For the last 18 months, Groh and her family and friends have been meeting every Tuesday at Cali Comfort Restaurant and Sports Bar to weave together ma...