The 16th Circuit Solicitor’s office addresses the so-called “school-to-prison pipeline.” Kevin Brackett, solicitor for the judicial circuit that includes York County, says time away from school often lands teens in prison. School leaders and prosecutors said programs that target truancy are important, and that they have caused the rate of expulsions to drop dramatically in the last 10 years. Amanda Harris aharris@heraldonline.com
The 16th Circuit Solicitor’s office addresses the so-called “school-to-prison pipeline.” Kevin Brackett, solicitor for the judicial circuit that includes York County, says time away from school often lands teens in prison. School leaders and prosecutors said programs that target truancy are important, and that they have caused the rate of expulsions to drop dramatically in the last 10 years. Amanda Harris aharris@heraldonline.com

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June 16, 2017 10:02 AM

How to end ‘school-to-prison’ pipeline? York County leaders fight to keep kids in class

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