Black Lives Texas
Special Coverage: Policing in Schools
This episode is a broadcast of an online panel hosted by IUPRA about Policing and Schools. This Opportunity Forum offers a look at how Black Youth are disproportionately impacted by policing in school, and what that means for Austin and the greater Central Texas community.
The panel includes:
Brion Oaks, Chief Equity Officer, City of Austin
Kevin Foster Ph.D., School Board Member, Austin Independent School District
Andrew Hairston, Director, Justice Education Project, Texas Appleseed
Natosha Daniels, Round Rock Black Parents Association
Farah Muscadin, Director for the City of Austin’s Office of Police Oversight
IUPRA Issue Brief: Law Enforcement in Texas Schools
ACLU Report: Use of Force in Texas Public Schools: The Case for Transparency, Accountability and Decriminalization
Texas Appleseed Report: Texas’ School-to-Prison Pipeline https://www.njjn.org/uploads/digital-library/Texas-School-Prison-Pipeline_Ticketing_Booklet_Texas-Appleseed_Dec2010.pdf
Washington Post Education article: Police in schools: Keeping kids safe, or arresting them for no good reason?