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Taking The School-To-Prison Pipeline Fight To State Legislatures

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The system of mass incarceration extends into the public education system. Known as the school-to-prison pipeline, policies that criminalize youth and their families, from the presence of police in schools to discriminatory and punitive practices that push youth to drop out, disproportionately affect communities of color. Kentucky State Rep. Keturah Herron joins Rattling the Bars to discuss the school-to-prison pipeline and how it can be tackled through state legislatures.

Keturah Herron (D) represents District 42 in the Kentucky House of Representatives.

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