civil rights

1:58pm

Thu March 1, 2012
TURNSTYLE NEWS

Zero Tolerance Discipline and Civil Rights: Rethinking School Punishment

Originally published on Fri March 9, 2012 1:12 pm

Alexi Nunn Freeman, a lawyer for the Advancement Project, told us a story about five year-old Ja’eisha Scott who was arrested by the police in her kindergarten classroom for having a temper tantrum. This sounds extreme; but according to Freeman, it is part of a recent national trend.

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