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‘Funeral’ rally highlights Paterson school funding problems 10/26/2017

PATERSON – Two high school students carrying a symbolic coffin lead a faux funeral procession of 30 education advocates on a march through downtown Paterson Thursday evening to protest what they called insufficient state funding of city schools.

Local Students Host Week of Action Events 10/26/2017

Students in the Chapel Hill and Carrboro have teamed up to host events and lead the conversation. Week of Action challenges the systemic problem of push out in our nation’s schools and works to dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline.

How the School-to-Prison Pipeline Works 10/10/2017

When the police arrived at Creekside Elementary School in Milledgeville, Georgia, in 2012, they found Salecia Johnson crying and flailing on the floor of her principal’s office. The principal said she was inconsolable, had thrown various items, and had damaged school property during a tantrum.