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Listen: Bristol Unpacked on stopping the ‘school to prison pipeline’, and why teachers may be on the picket lines soon, with educator Lana Crosbie

Lana Crosbie is a senior school leader, race specialist and equality campaigner with over 20 years’ experience teaching in schools.

Listen: Bristol Unpacked with Neil Maggs

When does bad behaviour get so serious that a young person should be permanently excluded from the mainstream school system? No More Exclusions, a campaign Lana co-founded, says never. For Lana, doing so is the result of a failed and often racist system. As an educator with decades of experience in Bristol and the region, Lana has a powerful vision that refuses to give up on any child.

But what about the other 29 pupils who just want to get on? Neil and Lana chat through the politics and practicalities of a renewed education system, including why teachers have had enough and might be joining many other workers on strike this year.

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