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Schools’ discipline for minorities unfair - The Galveston County Daily News : Guest Columns

October 24, 2014

Schools’ discipline for minorities unfair

Posted: Friday, March 7, 2014 12:00 am

Dr. King’s dream was that little black boys and girls would be able to join hands with little white boys and girls as sisters and brothers. However, the black child in Texas is three times more likely to be sent to the juvenile justice system for the same crime as their white peers.

Our children of color are being pushed out of the classroom to the courtroom, from the principal to the judge — schools look more like prisons with police officers giving out tickets.

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