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School To Prison Pipeline Thriving: Study Finds That Students Of Color As Young As Preschool Are Consistently Suspended More Than Their White Classmates For Similar Offenses

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Civil Rights Data Collection released grim findings Tuesday morning showing a clear racial gap in how disciplinary measures are enforced in public schools nationwide.   New findings from the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) shows that the America’s public schools suspended significantly fewer students in 2014 than they did in 2012, however …

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School to Prison Pipeline Alive And Well: Elementary School Students Arrested For Watching Playground Fight

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Lawmakers calling on TBI, Dept of Justice to investigate Murfreesboro child arrests  At least 10 children ages 6 to 11 were arrested at Hobgood Elemetary School in Murfreesboro, Tennessee for reportedly not breaking up a fight that not only did not occur on school grounds–rather at a neighborhood basketball game–a …

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