You’ll Never Guess Which Region Suspends Black Kids From School Most Often – Yahoo News

The assessment, made by the Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, found that African American students were consistently suspended and expelled at higher rates than their peers in each of the 3,000 school districts in the 13-state region. “We weren’t necessarily surprised” that African American students were disciplined more frequently, said Edward Smith, who coauthored the study with Shaun Harper. Several national studies, he said, have determined that schools expel and punish black students at higher rates than they do their white peers, a lingering effect of Jim Crow and racial prejudice.

Source: You’ll Never Guess Which Region Suspends Black Kids From School Most Often – Yahoo News

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