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Bias factor in suspending black students

Bias factor in suspending black students

| March 19, 2014

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)—A new collection of research shows that despite the myths surrounding black student behavior, poverty and severity of the offense have very little to do with the rate black students are suspended from school. Rather, the studies point a finger in another direction:  the implicit bias perpetrated by […]

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