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Black Students in Metro Area More Likely Than Whites To Be Suspended From School

“Every second and a half during the school year a public school student receives an out-of-school suspension.”¬†— Children’s Defense Fund. (2012)¬†Moments in America for children. Black students in the metropolitan Kansas City area are twice as likely as whites to be suspended from school, and this could be a violation of their right to public … Continue reading

Suspension Rate of Black Students In Missouri Is Second Highest In Nation (And Kansas Has Issues, Too)

When I was in the classroom, most of my students were well-behaved most of the time. Of course, teenagers being teenagers (I am certified to teach high school), there are times when I had to caution young people about their behavior. At the beginning of my teaching career, I was surprised to find that when … Continue reading


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