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Uneven Discipline Yields Civil Rights Complaint Against Texas District

Thursday, February 21, 2013

LDF's complaint regarding a Texas school district's policy of issuing criminal misdemeanor tickets to students  was featured in Education Week. The article includes a quote from LDF attorney Rachel Kleinman, Assistant Counsel of the Education Group

"Instead of 'policing' students, school districts should adopt proven alternatives to keep misbehavior in check without treating young people like criminals"

Read the full Education Week article.