The current issue I decided to use is the school to prison pipeline. I did a senior capstone paper and a presentation on this topic, so I found it very interesting and in the end significant. The current conversation relating to the topic is the zero tolerance policy. A policy where schools don’t tolerate even the most minimal of actions and disproportionately give them consequences. What I have learned so far from this topic is that it has negative impacts on society like involving younger generations and increasing the number of inmates rather than students. I know that the sources I got this information from are reliable because I had to check if they were reliable when doing my presentation. Something else I would like to learn about this topic is maybe the future impacts on the long run.

CC BY-SA 4.0 What do you stand for? Determine a topic to raise your voice. by Alex is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.


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