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Chicago Youth Incarceration

School Board To Vote On New CPS Code Of Conduct

Posted 06.26.2012 | Chicago

The Chicago Public Schools board will vote Wednesday on a new code of conduct that includes big changes to the district's suspension policies, and a c...

CPS Students Protest New Code Of Conduct At Rahm's Office

Posted 06.19.2012 | Chicago

Chicago Public Schools students say the CPS Code of Conduct that the city's Board of Education will vote on June 27 contains unnecessarily strict disc...

City Council: Stop Suspending, Expelling CPS Students

Posted 05.04.2012 | Chicago

Weeks after a group of Chicago Public Students staged a protest demanding the school system reevaluate their harsh disciplinary standards, a city coun...

Students Speak Out Against Arrests In Public Schools

Posted 04.26.2012 | Chicago

A coalition of students protested outside Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office Tuesday, calling on the city to implement new disciplinary policies that...

Lizzie Schiffman

Do In-School Police Officers Do More Harm Than Good?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 01.25.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- As Chicago Public Schools have become increasingly dependent on the police department to control student behavior on school grounds, a disp...