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Why The Houston School Board Refused To Ban Suspensions

During a school board meeting last Thursday (Nov. 12, 2015), HISD board members refused to ban suspensions of pre-K through second grade students. We learn why from News 88.7 education reporter Laura Isensee. Then, we talk with Morgan Craven, Director of the “School-to-Prison Pipeline Project” for the non-profit social justice group Texas Appleseed, which put out a […]

During a school board meeting last Thursday (Nov. 12, 2015), HISD board members refused to ban suspensions of pre-K through second grade students. We learn why from News 88.7 education reporter Laura Isensee.

Then, we talk with Morgan Craven, Director of the “School-to-Prison Pipeline Project” for the non-profit social justice group Texas Appleseed, which put out a report recently examining how often young students are suspended and why.

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