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Janel George, a lead lawyer for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, also shared this sentiment, calling suspension a “school pushout” that undermines kids and prevents them from learning, reports Patrick O’Donnell at Cleveland.com.
“Our nation cannot close the achievement gap if we ignore the discipline gap,” George said.
Sherrilyn Ifill: "The most dangerous time in America is when we're papering over incidents... Rather than just sit with the discomfort, we really need to work on change."
Threats to Voting Rights Remain, Selma Gathering Is Told
Sherrilyn Ifill, the president of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc., urged listeners to call their representatives in Congress. “Tell them you demand a hearing on an amendment to the Voting Rights Act,” she said.