"The tactics that you see on the interrogation tape are all too common"
The NAACP Legal Defense Fund and others say all Texas school police should be trained to safely, respectfully interact with youth
Advocates say the president's new rules mark an important, if incomplete, shift in school policing
How a new bipartisan bill would address the worst inequities
Students lead a push to get school cops to return their artillery
What happens to children in a city rocked by weeks of unrest?
Juvenile courts across the country deny young defendants the constitutional right to an attorney
Truancy, running away from home, and 'incorrigibility' can lead to kids getting locked up
Four solutions from a new federal report on discriminatory discipline policies
Advocates point to data showing that excessive disciplinary policies disproportionately target black, low-income and disabled students
Head Start's early-childhood education programs have been devastated by federal sequestration and this week's events
Advocates call for an end to the criminalization of students in New York and around the country
Even after Don't Ask Don't Tell's repeal, gender identity remains unprotected for U.S. armed forces
Critics say the New York mayor has slashed social services and encouraged police practices that target the city's most vulnerable youth