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A Closer Look (School Security) #741403

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 07, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Security video shown from a school in Goose Creek, South Carolina, that was raided by a drug-hunting SWAT team.

(Miami: Steve Osunsami) The harsh nature of zero tolerance policies that has led to thousands of arrests in schools across the nation examined; details given about several cases in which juveniles were criminalized due to zero tolerance. [Disguised Florida MOTHER - says her 10-year-old daughter's arrest was embarrassing & she does not understand.] [Juvenile court judge Ronald ALVAREZ†- states the system makes him act like a principal.] [Advancement Project senior attorney Judith BROWNE†- questions deeming kids as criminals.] [Principal Manuel GARCIA†- comments on "horrendous" acts.]

Jennings, Peter;
Osunsami, Steve

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