Flashpoints Presents: The Battle For Education in The 21st Century Part 5

studentFlashpoints examines the past, present & future of public education through a social justice lens.  Broadcasts every Wednesday for 15 weeks, which began March 18, 2015.

This series is produced and hosted by Ken Yale

Episode 5 (aired April 15th 2015)

“Criminalizing Our Children

Explores the impact of the corporate education agenda on students.  Focuses on how the corporate education agenda incentivizes harsh student discipline policies, pushing students out of school and fueling school-to-confinement pipelines.  Highlights the disproportionately negative impact on low income students of color.


David Muhammad: Director, National Justice Programs, National Council on Crime & Delinqency

Monique Morris: Social justice scholar, college professor, author, and the co-founder of the National Black Women’s Justice Institute.

George Galvis: Executive Director & Co-founder, Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice

Donte Clark and Molly Raynor, co-founders of RAW Talent, a spoken word and performing arts group from the RYSE Center in Richmond, California.

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Education Series Episode 5

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