The essays examines the resemblance of California’s Silverado High School to a modern prison. From its of surveillance cameras, drug-sniffing dogs, security guards, and harsh disciplinary policies to its sleek modern design of high, nearly windowless metal walls and enclosed imposing buildings, Silverado High School speaks to the ‘‘new’’ normal in the schooling and policing of poor, young people of color in the Golden State.
- Silverado High School
- school-to-prison pipeline
- policing in public schools
- community resistance
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