Mike Martinez CNN Officials in Lauderdale County, Mississippi, have operated “a school-to-prison pipeline” that violates the constitutional rights of juveniles by incarcerating them for alleged school disciplinary infractions, some as minor as defiance, the U.S. Department of Justice said Friday. “Students most affected by this system are African-American children and children with disabilities,” the Justice [...]
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Court Orders a Mississippi Alternative School to Stop Abusing Students by Handcuffing Students to Poles, and Other Objects While Attending School.
This article was provided by the Assoicated Press, and it speaks to how a school district in Mississippi was on trial for abusing students at a alternative school by handcuffing students to poles or other objects. SPLC Files Lawsuit Against Jackson, Miss., Public Schools After Students Handcuffed, Shackled to Poles The Southern Poverty Law Center [...]