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New report finds active school-to-prison pipeline in Wake County

Advocates for Children’s Services [1] released a report [2]today that finds that Wake County Public Schools’ African American students, students who have a disability, and students who are economically disadvantaged are at particular risk of finding themselves on a pathway toward the criminal system.

Some key findings of the report include:

The report calls out Wake County for failing to institute needed reforms to its discipline policies over the past two years, when the county began making changes to reduce suspensions.

Read the full report by clicking here [2].