first amendment rights, school crisis, school-to-prison pipeline, zero tolerance policy

11-Year-Old Arrested After Refusing to Recite Pledge of Allegiance

In a shocking incident that highlights America’s deepening school crisis, an 11-year-old boy from Florida was arrested after he refused to recite the pledge of allegiance in class. The incident took place at the Lawton Chiles Middle Academy in Polk County. Arrested for not reciting the Pledge of Allegiance The boy, an African American student, ...

Nspirement Staff

Boy wearing a hoodie with a handcuff dangling from one arm.