Students who are racial minorities or who have disabilities are suspended at higher rates than other students in California schools, according to a UCLA analysis. Researchers, who studied data from nearly 500 school districts in the state, say the findings amount to a civil rights issue, and note that federal law requires schools to provide behavioral support and services for students with disabilities.
Losen,D., Martinez, T., & Gillespie, J. (2012). Suspended education in California. Los Angeles: UCLA Center for Civil Rights Remedies.
Thursday, April 12, 2012
California suspension report
Posted by Lesley Farmer at 2:37 PM
Labels: California, civil rights, students, suspensions
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