Besides the 81,000 children in the juvenile justice system on any given day, 10,000 sit in adult prisons, according to the Campaign for Youth Justice. Dailyinfographic.com picked up this graphic that depicts this stark situation. A couple of panels are below. It’s worth scrolling through the whole thing.
Dan Durbin (D-Illinois) is holding hearings on 12-12-12 to discuss the school to prison pipeline.