Good News in Mississippi: School-To-Prison Pipeline Closes

Brentin Mock writes for Colorlines: “The sealing of the school-to-prison pipeline in Meridian, Miss. has officially started after a U.S. District Court judge approved what the Department of Justice is calling ‘a landmark consent decree’ that features a ‘far-reaching plan to reform discipline practices … that unlawfully channel black students out of their classrooms and, too often, into the criminal justice system.'”