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Document Number: 10376

Opportunities Suspended: The Disparate Impact of Disciplinary Exclusion from School - This is the first of a planned series of annual reports on "Suspended Education, data and policy showing the frequency with which students of color and children with disabilities are excluded from schools at the federal, state and district levels. In this study the authors examine the use of suspension for African American and special education students and conclude that students who are barely maintaining a connection with their school often are pushed out. The authors point to an encouraging finding: hundreds of districts do not have highly differentiated suspension rates and/or use suspension only rarely. (Civil Rights Project, August 2012)...

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