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November 28, 2012

Mississippi County Jails Kids For School Dress Code Violations, Tardiness, DOJ Alleges
http://www.nationofchange.org/mississippi-county-jails-kids-school-dress...

http://www.justice.gov/crt/about/spl/documents/meridian_complaint_10-24-...

In Mississippi, Dress Code Violations and Back-Talk Send Students Straight to Jail
http://news.yahoo.com/mississippi-dress-code-violations-back-talk-send-s...

"In Meridian, Miss., it is school officials – not police – who determine who should be arrested. Schools seeking to discipline students call the police, and police policy is to arrest all children referred to the agency, according to a Department of Justice lawsuit. "--Nicole Flatow, the Deputy Editor of ThinkProgress Justice

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