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Mississippi School Discipline

Feds, Miss. Schools Come To Terms On Harsh Punishment

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 05.22.2013 | Black Voices

JACKSON, Miss. — The U.S. Justice Department said Friday that it has reached a deal with a Mississippi school district to end discriminatory dis...

Joy Resmovits

Mississippi Arrests Scores Of Minority Children

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 02.01.2013 | Chicago

In Holmes County, Miss., a sheriff's car once picked up a 5-year-old. The crime? Wearing shoes with red-and-white symbols, an apparent school dress co...

Report: State's School Discipline Disproportionately Harsh On Students

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 03.19.2013 | Education

JACKSON, Miss. — Civil rights advocates say harsh disciplinary practices at many Mississippi schools lead to children being expelled and even in...