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|Title||Mass Incarceration and Children’s Outcomes: Criminal Justice Policy is Education Policy|
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|Publisher||Economic Policy Institute|
|Description||As many as one in ten African American students has an incarcerated parent. This report reviews studies from many disciplines showing that parental incarceration leads to an array of cognitive and noncognitive outcomes known to affect children's performance in school, and suggests that the American criminal justice system contributes to the racial achievement gap.|
|Filed in||Education > Achievement gap, Disparities > Education|
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