Schools getting more police but at the expense of counselors, nurses: Report
Despite a shortage of counselors in schools, funding is increasingly put toward staffing up on police officers in the hallways, a new ACLU report found.
Black girls are arrested at school four times more often than white girls are.
Our schools need counselors, social workers, nurses & psychologists! We must provide #SEL supports. "About 14 million students attend schools across the U.S. ...but don't have access to counselors, nurses, psychologists or social workers"
Institutional ableism & racism in schools-“students with disabilities were arrested almost 3x more than peers & in certain states were 10x as likely to be arrested. Black students were arrested at a rate 3x higher than white students & sometimes 8x higher”
AHA Center for Education
Schools need more counselors, nurses, psychologists, and social workers, not cops. #education