Feds: City routinely violates basic student rights


Officials in east Mississippi operate a "school-to-prison pipeline" that incarcerates students for disciplinary infractions as minor as dress code violations with a policy that affects mostly black and disabled children, the U.S. Justice Department said Friday, the Associated Press reports. The Justice Department said police in the city of Meridian routinely arrest public school students without determining if there's probable cause when the school wants to press charges for a
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