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Racial Justice and the School-to-Prison Pipeline

By Jason Langberg & Peggy Nicholson

Millions of students are trapped in the school-to-prison pipeline, which is a system of laws, policies, and practices pushing students out of school and toward the juvenile criminal system. To end this human and civil rights crisis, legal organizations should use the variety of tools available—including representation and community education—as part of an overall strategy to achieve racial justice and fight poverty.

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