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Disrupting the pipeline: The role of school leadership in mitigating exclusion and criminalization of students.

Wilson, Michael G.
June 4, 2015

Source: (2013) NJournal of Special Education Leadership 26(2): 61-70.

In this article, I examine the literature on the
characteristics of youth typically involved in the
juvenile system. Additionally, I explore the ways that
school leadership contributes to youths’ exclusion
and their involvement in the juvenile system. Finally,
I discuss ways that school leadership can intervene to
mitigate exclusion and disrupt the cycle of negative
feedback that results in the criminalization and
incarceration of youth. (Excerpt)


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