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1.7 Million Students Attend Schools With Police But No Counselors, New Data Show

March 8, 2019

The quote that appeared beneath the headline says it all:

“Schools are under-resourced and students are overcriminalized.”

If schools spend on law enforcement at the expense of mental and physical health and social well being we will inevitably view every instance of misbehavior as a crime… and we will therefore be reinforcing a vicious circle where we need to spend taxpayers funds of police and jailers instead of caregivers.

Source: 1.7 Million Students Attend Schools With Police But No Counselors, New Data Show

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