Week 9

shadow of the ivory tower

Key Questions

  • How have universities developed? How has their development impacted cities and communities?

  • How do universities police students and the broader public?

  • How does the school-to-prison pipeline criminalize students? What policies and practices are associated with the school-to-prison pipeline?

Required Materials:

Supplementary Materials:


Engage with the interactive experience created by No Kids In Prison below. What does it look like to imagine an end to the school-to-prison pipeline and youth prisons? How can this process of imagination be situated within the history of youth prisons and the school-to-prison pipeline, along with the lived experience of criminalized youth?