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Atlanta School Conditions Likened to 'Prison'

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Atlanta School Conditions Likened to 'Prison'

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Atlanta School Conditions Likened to 'Prison'

Atlanta School Conditions Likened to 'Prison'

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Atlanta Public Schools is at the center of a lawsuit claiming that a city alternative school's security procedures border on abuse.

Emily Chiang, of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), and Patty Welch, whose son is enrolled at APS-CEP Partnership School, explain why they believe the conditions there are intolerable.