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In Huffington Post, Monique Dixon Encouraged by Spotlight on School-to-Prison Pipeline

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Democrats Are Spotlighting A Big Education Problem Pushing Kids Out of School

Monique Dixon, the NAACP Legal Defense Fund deputy policy director and senior counsel, called the Democratic platform encouraging. 

“What we know is that students cannot learn if they’re not in school,” said Dixon. “It shows us that at least they are aware of the problem. That there is at least a willingness to have a conversation about it. Whether it will become a reality, we’ll have to see.” 

Read the full article here.