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    Community Groups Sue Kern High School District for “School to Prison Pipeline”

    Oct 30, 2014

    Alfredro Camacho

    Shortly after the September 11 attacks, Kern county resident Lori De Leon’s son was sent home from school on suspension. The offense? Not tucking in his shirt.
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    Community Groups Sue Kern High School District for “School to Prison Pipeline”

    Oct 30, 2014

    Alfredro Camacho

    Shortly after the September 11 attacks, Kern county resident Lori De Leon’s son was sent home from school on suspension. The offense? Not tucking in his shirt.
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    In a Diverse Classroom, Does a Teacher’s Background Matter?

    Oct 07, 2014

    Keirra Woods and Raeniah Windfield

    When Fresno Unified School District hired a white teacher to teach cultural studies courses at Gaston Middle School, the community was outraged. They demanded the district hire a person of color instead. The kNOw spoke with Fresno High teachers about diversity, asking them: Is it easier to relate to students of the same or different cultural bac...
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    In a Diverse Classroom, Does a Teacher’s Background Matter?

    Oct 07, 2014

    Keirra Woods and Raeniah Windfield

    When Fresno Unified School District hired a white teacher to teach cultural studies courses at Gaston Middle School, the community was outraged. They demanded the district hire a person of color instead. The kNOw spoke with Fresno High teachers about diversity, asking them: Is it easier to relate to students of the same or different cultural bac...
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    California 1st in Nation to Limit 'Willful Defiance' Suspensions

    Oct 06, 2014

    Tylyn Hardamon, Youth Radio

    California has just adopted a law that limits the way schools use “willful defiance” as a reason for suspending and expelling students. Because this category is so vague, schools have used it to suspend or expel kids for minor things like interrupting a class or speaking over the teacher.
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    California 1st in Nation to Limit 'Willful Defiance' Suspensions

    Oct 06, 2014

    Tylyn Hardamon, Youth Radio

    California has just adopted a law that limits the way schools use “willful defiance” as a reason for suspending and expelling students. Because this category is so vague, schools have used it to suspend or expel kids for minor things like interrupting a class or speaking over the teacher.
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