How do we fix the school-to-prison pipeline? podcast with transcript

Podcast Transcript Stephanie Francis Ward: Zero-tolerance discipline policies were once all the rage in schools. But research showed that in practice, many children—especially children of color—were being suspended and expelled for extremely minor infractions. Now that zero-tolerance is falling out of favor, what does this mean for schools and the juvenile justice system? I’m Stephanie Francis Ward, and when we return, I’ll be speaking with Dan Losen, an attorney and former school teacher. He’ll tell us how school districts and lawyers can help plug the school-to-prison pipeline. Advertiser: This ABA Journal Podcast is brought to you by Westlaw Next. Folder sharing in Westlaw Next enables you to tap into previous research across organizational boundaries like never before, saving you time from reinventing the wheel. Learn more at westlawnext.com. Stephanie Francis Ward: Dan, will you tell us about the school-to-prison pipeline and why lawyers should be paying attention to…

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