Will the Democratic candidates talk about education justice on Tuesday’s debate stage?

Former Vice President Joe Biden (left) and Senator Kamala D. Harris (right) argue about bussing during the first Democratic debate. (photo credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Minor infractions often lead to outsized punishments, and too often, the students we continuously push out of the classroom eventually find themselves in much more serious trouble.

If we believe education is a right, then we need our presidential candidates to talk about the school-to-prison pipeline on the national debate stage and hold each other publicly accountable to resolving this problem.

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education justice organizer, former public school teacher, co-founder of UClass (lesson exchange platform), string cheese enthusiast. http://vrgulati.com

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Varun Gulati

Varun Gulati

education justice organizer, former public school teacher, co-founder of UClass (lesson exchange platform), string cheese enthusiast. http://vrgulati.com

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