Youth Advocacy Foundation


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Push for School-Police Reform


As part of the criminal justice reform bill currently making its way through the Massachusetts legislature, youth advocates are pushing to include sections specifically dealing with the over-reliance in schools on police to handle behavior issues. Among these sections include one on training school resource officers to minimize the use of arrest, and two others address the charging of students for non-violent behavioral problems.

Read WCVB's article here

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