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Stop Locking Up Non-Violent Juvenile Offenders

This piece was originally posted at thenation.com. Anyone who has ever spent time in a high school knows that students and teachers are no strangers to crime and rule-breaking.  At my large public high school, expensive items like iPhones routinely

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Posted in Criminal Justice, Juvenile Justice

The Prevalence of Corporal Punishment in US Schools

This article was originally posted at thenation.com. If you thought that corporal punishment was a relic of our educational system’s distant past, think again. Some nineteen states, clinging tightly to the Supreme Court’s 1977 ruling in Ingraham v. Wright, still allow corporal

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Posted in Disability, Education, Juvenile Justice

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