De-Criminalizing Elementary and Middle Schools Students

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Thousands of students at LA Unified have received tickets from campus police for offenses including shoving, writing on desks or "disturbing the peace." That means appearing in court, the loss of class time and even the loss of interest in going to school at all. Some warn it can lead to a life of crime and civil rights groups Now, there's a new policy for kids 12 and under.

Credits

Guests:
Steven Zipperman - Los Angeles School Police Department - @LASchoolPolice, Manuel Criollo - Labor/Community Strategy Center - @Redpipil

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Sonya Geis, Katie Cooper