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Documentary examines the criminalization of black girls in schools

“PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools” will screen at Augusta University’s Maxwell Performing Arts Theater on Jan. 14. This feature-length documentary examines a new and alarming trend: African American girls are the fastest-growing population in the criminal justice system and the only group of girls disproportionately experiencing criminalization and …

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College of Education earns three national honors

The Augusta University College of Education earned three national awards honoring excellence in middle grades education at the annual conference for the Association for Middle Level Education from Nov. 7-9 in Nashville, Tennessee. AU emerged from a national pool of distinguished professionals and educators to capture Outstanding Professor of Middle Grades Education for Dr. Stacie Pettit, …

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