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Change in the air in Virginia

In April, we learned that schoolchildren in Virginia have been referred to police at almost three times the national rate – and most of these students have special needs or are African American.

Susan Ferriss of The Center for Public Integrity introduced us to Kayleb Moon-Robinson, a sixth-grader with autism who was charged with disorderly conduct and felony assault based on incidents at school.

We catch up with Kayleb and take a look at the impact this story has made since it first aired. Local and state officials now are re-examining how children are dealt with in schools.

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