By Sam Piha
In a recent Forum For Thought on the American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) website, AYPF Policy and Research Intern, Olivia Thomas, raised the concern about the school-to-prison pipeline and cited afterschool as a contributing solution. (See original post here.)
She began by sharing a number of facts:
She then made a case why afterschool can be part of the solution:
To learn more about the school-to-prison pipeline, check out these two videos:
Sam Piha is the founder and principal of Temescal Associates, a consulting group dedicated to building the capacity of leaders and organizations in education and youth development.