School to prison pipeline can be dismantled says juvenile judge

pencils as prison bars

The statistics are clear. During the 2018-2019 school year, nearly 95% of East Baton Rouge Parish Schools students suspended out-of-school were Black as was 89.4% of students with in-school suspensions. The overwhelming majority of them are males. In a school district with a 78.1% Black student population, 92.7% of the students referred to law enforcement from … Continue reading

Parish’s child welfare office open to serve parents, students

By Anastasia Semien Parents who have a child in the East Baton Rouge Parish School System should undoubtedly get to know this group of people. The Office of Child Welfare and Attendance serves as an advocate for students and works with parents, students, schools and community agencies to help with an array of issues that … Continue reading