"Die Schulklasse / The Classroom", Jan Josef Horemans the Younger Dutch painter. Oil on canvas

Laurits Andersen Ring A lesson in the village school. A little girl is standing next to the teacher, four other girls seated on the school bench, 1886

"De avondschool / The Evening School", George Gillis Haanen Dutch painter. Oil on panel, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam.

Students are handcuffed, and often jailed. Fines can reach into the thousands of dollars. Accused students and their families are never provided with legal counsel. That, according to a complaint seeking federal intervention.

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