Season 3, Episode 1 Education Under Arrest

First Aired: March 26, 2013

A look at the link between the juvenile-justice system and dropout rate, which critics contend is exacerbated by the zero-tolerance approach to discipline practiced by many schools. Smiley meets with St. Louis Family Court Judge Jimmie Edwards, who founded an academy for troubled teens; LAUSD superintendent John Deasy; education advocate Charlaine DeWindt; two teens caught in the juvenile-justice system; and two sisters who challenged their expulsions from school for fighting.

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  • Premiered: January 27, 2010
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