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Why It Takes Local Activists to End a School-to-Prison Pipeline

Click here for reuse options! What used to be a trip to the principal's office has become a trip to jail. It had been a difficult summer for Darian (not his real name). The 14-year-old had recently lost his father to a gun homicide. He had grown sullen and prone to angry outbursts and had recently texted to a friend, "You say that to me again and I'm going to kill you," in response to a taunt.
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