School suspensions: Does racial bias feed the school-to-prison pipeline?

April 3, 2013   // 0 Comments

Rocketing school suspensions may feed the school-to-prison pipeline – and even violate civil rights. by Stacy Teicher Khadaroo, Staff writer, The Christian Science Monitor Two students set off fire alarms in the same school district. One of them, an African-American kindergartner, is suspended for five days; the other, a white ninth-grader, is suspended for one day. •An African-American high-sc...

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