Suspension, Expulsion Data Cast Some in Harsh Light

Shah, Nirvi; McNeil, Michele
January 2013
Education Week;1/10/2013, Vol. 32 Issue 16, p12
The article discusses information from the U.S. Department of Education which indicates how schools use suspensions and expulsions as discipline methods. According to the authors, the data for the 2009-2010 school year revealed high rates of disciplinary action at U.S. schools and cover a variety of schools based on factors such as size, geographic location, and demographics. Other topics covered include suspensions in the Hartford, Connecticut district, teacher training, and school climates.


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