Race, Ethnicity and Exclusionary Discipline Practices
[Source: Science Daily]
Discipline and how it is administered in schools across the US continues to be a hotly debated topic. A new project analyzed how ethnicity and race are associated with school exclusionary discipline practices, which refer to students being removed from school as a form of punishment. Previous studies have found ethnic and racial disparities in the rates of school discipline actions, where ethnic and racial minority students (particularly African American youth) were found to be overrepresented among students that are disciplined.
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