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Minority Students With Disabilities Fast-Tracked to Prison: Activist Leroy Moore, Jr. Talks Solutions


In part one of this
Leroy Moore, Jr.’s new book

Q: You already discussed the problems of students with special needs being funneled into prisons at an alarming rate. Let’s talk about the solutions. Do you see any immediate solutions?

Leroy: The prison-to-pipeline problem won’t be solved overnight, but there are strategies parents, schools, advocacy groups and government authorities are trying to implement to protect students living with disabilities. One of the most direct ways students with disabilities are funneled into the prison system is the asymmetrical use of law enforcement to enforce discipline policies. Too often, teachers and school administrators read more >>>

Source : HuffingtonPost.Com