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The School-to-Prison Pipeline

Your students and colleagues may be talking about this past weekend's viral story of an educator who confronted an 11-year-old for refusing to say the Pledge of Allegiance. The incident and subsequent interactions with school staff ultimately resulted in the child's arrest and suspension. Read and share the resources in this edition of The Moment to better understand the school-to-prison pipeline—and what educators can do to interrupt it.

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