The authors cite a statistic they label "most disturbing": Some 36 percent of all black male students with disabilities were suspended out of school during the 2009-10 school year.
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April 08, 2013
April 04, 2013
In part driven by a federal grant program, more states are measuring schools' nonacademic attributes, including school climate and students' health.
April 02, 2013
In an Education Week chat earlier today, author Kelley King discussed how schools can address the gender gap in both achievement and discipline.
March 22, 2013
The Meridian, Miss., school district has agreed to a number of actions to address problems with disparities in discipline between white and black students in the district.
March 13, 2013
Civil rights groups condemned the suspension of Pennsylvania students over what a school labeled a "very graphic and very vulgar" imitation of the Harlem Shake.
March 06, 2013
The district is the latest revealed to be under investigation by the U.S. Department of Education because of data showing students of some races are disciplined more harshly than peers of different races.
February 28, 2013
The district must stop using school police for discipline issues that school administrators can handle and stop suspending students out of school for minor misbehavior, among other steps.
February 26, 2013
The American Academy of Pediatrics' call for a shift in school discipline policies is the latest action in a movement to change how students are disciplined in school.
February 21, 2013
The Harlem Shake is the hot new thing on YouTube, but students making their own videos have already faced suspension.
February 20, 2013
A Texas school district is being accused of violating black students' civil rights, in part because those students have been cited by police four times as frequently as other groups for profane language and disrupting class.