Pre-K Suspension Data Shines Spotlight on Interventions

Samuels, Christina A.
April 2014
Education Week;4/2/2014, Vol. 33 Issue 27, p6
The article discusses the Civil Rights Data Collection, a study on education trends released by the U.S. Department of Education, which found that over 8,000 public preschool children were suspended during the 2011-2012 school year. Particular attention is given to the higher rate of disciplinary action against boys and black children, with the author citing research suggesting this is due to teacher bias, socioeconomic factors, and large class sizes.


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