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Pushed out

Black girls are being pushed out of school and into jails at alarming rates, but this issue often is overlooked.

Nov 19, 2019
Criminal Justice

Law and Disorder – Part 1

In this episode of Reveal, we investigate why minorities and kids with special needs face criminal charges for acting out in school; we uncover how police are poisoned on the job, and trace how people are building assault weapons from parts they buy online; and we gain insight into an elusive character fighting the death penalty in the most high profile of ways.

Apr 11, 2015
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