Susan Ferriss is a reporter specializing in children's issues at the nonprofit investigative news group the Center for Public Integrity in Washington, D.C. Among other stories, she's investigated policies that force farmworker kids out of school and excessive police ticketing of middle-school students in Los Angeles. As a Latin America correspondent for Cox Newspapers for nine years, Susan also reported on migration and transnational crime in Central America.
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