The Educational institution in the United States has become a contentious issue inprevious and ongoing elections, with terms ranging from CRT to the “Don’t Say Gay” movement brought up more frequently, social issues have become more prevalent in discussions correlating with how we educate our future generations. However, despite all the discussion, we fail to recognize the core issue of all these ongoing conversations: discrimination. This track addresses the inherent biases within the current educational system impacting the learning experiences of marginalized people, as well as how this affects their lives. This track focuses on a widely known issue: the school-to-prison pipeline. Real-world, film, and historical examples/research are used to shed light on one of the united states’ most pressing challenges and propose a viable solution to such an inequitable predicament.



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