TITLE

Study: Schools Suspend Black Students Three Times More Often Than Whites

AUTHOR(S)
Shah, Nirvi; Maxwell, Lesli A.
PUB. DATE
August 2012
SOURCE
Education Week;8/22/2012, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the higher rates of school disciplinary action against African American students in comparison to their White counterparts in U.S. schools, according to a study by the Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles which analyzed data for the 2009-2010 school year. Topics include the use of school suspension, action against Latino students, comments by John H. Jackson of the Schott Foundation for Public Education, and data related to Fort Wayne, Indiana, school district.
ACCESSION #
79424394

 

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