Breaking the school to prison pipeline: Officers outnumber counselors in large school districts

By Christopher Zoukis In a time when we need to eliminate the school-to-prison pipeline, I’m concerned to hear that four of the country’s largest school districts have more police or security officers than counselors – a troubling ratio that speaks

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D.A.’s Urge Lawmakers for Funds for Early Education Programs

By Cindy Scharr, Delaware County Daily Times CHESTER — District attorneys from Southeastern Pennsylvania on Wednesday urged state and federal lawmakers to increase funding for early education programs for at-risk children in an effort to boost high school graduation rates

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Agape Family Network

Prevention, education and intervention are key components of helping at-risk people stay out of prison. People who suffer from mental illness and substance abuse often end up in prison and if their illness is not addressed, when released, many of these people will return to prison costing taxpayers thousands of dollars. 

Agape Family Network is a health care system based in South Florida that helps in the rehabilitation of people who have either mental illness or substance abuse as well as for people who have lost hope, and faith in life. 

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