TITLE

Racial Disparities in Suspended Public School Students Starts in Preschool

AUTHOR(S)
Hefling, Kimberly; Holland, Jesse J.
PUB. DATE
April 2014
SOURCE
Chicago Citizen - South End Edition;4/2/2014, Vol. 47 Issue 9, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the racial disparities in student suspensions in public schools in the U.S., which starts in preschool and are disproportionately African Americans. It mentions that African American children represent nearly 18% of children enrolled in preschool programs, but about half of them are suspended more than once. It features Education Secretary Arne Duncan says that the U.S. Is far from meeting its goal of providing opportunities for every students to succeed.
ACCESSION #
95511977

 

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