22 June 2020
A new report, Race and Racism in English Secondary Schools, argues that increasing the number of police in schools has particularly negative affects on black and other ethnic minority pupils.
England: Police presence at school 'criminalises BME students' (tes.com, link):
"The presence of police in UK schools could lead black and minority ethnic pupils to feel less safe, teachers have warned.
A report published today highlights teachers' concerns that "placing more police in schools acted to criminalise and pathologise students"."
Report: Race and Racism in English Secondary Schools (Runnnymede Trust, link):
"Runnymede publishes Race and Racism in English Secondary Schools by Dr Remi Joseph-Salisbury of the University of Manchester. The report explores the nature of racism in secondary schools and is organised around four key issues: the teacher workforce; curricula; police; and school policies."
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