Deborah Fowler is deputy director of Texas Appleseed. Deborah oversees Texas Appleseed’s legal team, coordinating legal efforts on juvenile justice, foster care reform, MHMR and the courts, the School-to-Prison Pipeline, parent involvement in schools, and disaster relief. She is the primary author of Texas Appleseed’s handbook for defendants with mental retardation and the School-to-Prison Pipeline report. Email: email@example.com
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Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Armed Police Won't Fix Our Schools
Few headlines are more jarring than the one that accompanied a recent front-page Inquirer story on school policing in Houston: "Armed with guns and understanding." The image is at odds with what most people want in their public schools. Understanding? Yes. Guns? No.