School-to-Prison Pipeline – Senate Judiciary Subcommittee – Testimony by Council of State Governments Justice Center Executive Director

20130517fr-council-of-state-governments-justice-centerOn December 12, 2012, The CSG Justice Center Executive Director, Michael Thompson, submitted testimony to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights for its hearing on the school-to-prison pipeline.

More than 100 congressional staff members, advocates, federal staff, community members, as well as representatives from several other non-profit organizations attended the hearing and many more watched the live webcast.

Honorable Steven Teske and Ms. Judith Browne Dianis, both of who serve on the School Discipline Consensus Project advisory groups, testified before the subcommittee in addition to several other witnesses. Click here for the full witness list, testimonies and webcast of the hearing.

Click here for a PDF of Michael Thompson’s testimony.

Below is an infographic that illustrates the school-to-prison pipeline. Click here or the image to enlarge.

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