RIP, Stupidest Juvenile Law Ever
As Jody Serrano of the Texas Tribune reported yesterday, police officers at Texas schools will not be allowed to issue Class C misdemeanor tickets to students for the following treasonous crimes: chewing gum, class disruption, foul language, fighting with each other, talking back, following rules and damaging school property.
Texas Senator Two-Steps on School Security and Discipline
You know Texas? Big state, couple of pro football teams, hints at seceding every once in awhile? Yeah, you’ve heard of it! Here’s an interesting bit of Texas policy news that Youth Services Insider caught onto late in January: There are currently legislative efforts to increase the presence of police in schools, and to reduce the role that police play in school discipline.