Criminalizing kids New documentary traces controversial history of policing in schools

Center collaboration with Retro Report shows how ‘zero tolerance’ morphed into a ‘school-to-prison pipeline’

In today’s America, police officers commonly roam the halls of schools, along with students, teachers, coaches and counselors. But it wasn’t always that way, and a growing number of critics argue that it shouldn’t be that way in the future. The roots and evolution of deploying police in schools, and the controversial consequences, are the subject of a provocative new documentary unveiled today by the online series Retro Report, in collaboration with the Center for Public Integrity.  More at Source