Black children are suffering as a result… there are no safe places, not even school…
“And all of Ferguson-Florissant’s 10,600 students will see more police and security officers when they arrive for the first day of school Thursday.
The district issued clear book bags to all sixth through 12th graders over the summer. The transparent bags are an attempt to reduce the number of weapons that have ended up on high school campuses. Last school year, district security officers recovered three firearms in backpacks after being tipped off by other students. None of the instances resulted in shots fired or injuries.”
Ferguson- Florissant are black districts… Instead of being protected and served, black students are subjected to the school to prison pipeline. Firearms have been found in white schools yet white students don’t receive the same type of scrutiny… even in this era of increased mass shootings and school shootings. They are not subjected to the school to prison pipeline.
Ferguson-Florissant Students Will Carry Clear Backpacks, See More Police
Middle and high school students in the Ferguson-Florissant School District will have to shove books, binders and calculators into clear backpacks as part