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Criminal Justice

How kicking a trash can became criminal for a 6th-grader

An analysis by the Center for Public Integrity raises questions about what kind of incidents at school merit police or court intervention and provides fodder for a debate over whether children are getting pushed into a so-called “school-to-prison pipeline” unnecessarily and unjustly.

Apr 11, 2015