How to Figure Out If You’re Dealing with a Quarter Life Crisis Arguably one of the most exciting and fun times of our lives is when we reach our mid-twenties. Back in the days, this specific period of life was once considered the perfect time to settle and start being contented; say it’s the time when our grandfathers already had a stable source of income, a spouse, and a family to feed. Unfortunately though, the younger generations have proven to be quite different in a manner that many young adults these days feel and think like they’re going to be stuck in the adolescent and teenage periods longer than necessary. Our guess is there is an underlying reason why you’ve stumbled upon this post and we don’t really believe you when you say you just accidentally clicked this page. Well, it might be because you or someone close to you … Read More
Disrupting School to Prison Pipeline
Even though a report published in 2010 indicated a drop in youthful crime rates, the discipline policies in schools are taking an off-beam direction. According to the Education Department for Civil Rights, disciplinary suspensions and expulsions have escalated since 2000. According to the department’s report, black students were most affected by the discipline policies compared to white students.
The youth advocates have raised concerns based on those reports, which attracted attention of prominent politicians including the Obama administration at the time. The high number of students who were being expelled out of school forced a need to change the school discipline policies. The youth advocates linked the current school discipline policies to the phrase “school to prison pipeline” because the policies were similar to juvenile detention.
Students that caused trouble in learning institutions were channeled to face a criminal justice system. Some of the common … Read More