Submitted in writing for the nation's first Congressional hearing on the school-to-prison pipeline (U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights)
In the State of the Judiciary Address to the 82nd Legislature, Chief Justice of the Texas Supreme Court Wallace Jefferson emphasizes that criminalization of minor misbehavior can exacerbate our school dropout problems. His address cites Texas Appleseed's school-to-prison pipeline research.


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