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Science shows the way schools punish poor kids just makes their bad situations worse

At the beginning of this school year, Ahmed Mohamed, a freshman at MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas, brought a makeshift clock to school to impress his teachers—and ended up in handcuffs. His teachers, it seemed, thought it could be a bomb, and Mohamed was interrogated without his parents present for hours. While the incident sparked outrage over Islamophobia and racial profiling (partially due to [...]

Science shows the way schools punish poor kids just makes their bad situations worse 2017-05-17T17:46:04+00:00