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School Discipline Disparities

Why Schools Need To Learn More About Their Students Sexual Identities

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 03.28.2016 | Queer Voices

Evidence suggests that LGBT students get punished more harshly in school, but researchers have no idea how far this problem reaches. A new policy bri...

Rebecca Klein

These Are The Barriers Black Girls Face In School

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Klein | Posted 09.24.2014 | Black Voices

When Georgia high school student Tiambrya Jenkins was in ninth grade, the teen, who is black, got into a fight with a white classmate. Both girls were...

Implicit Bias and the School to Prison Pipeline

Leland Ware | Posted 09.29.2014 | Black Voices
Leland Ware

The statistically significant racial disparities in school discipline are too large and longstanding to have occurred by chance. School officials are exercising their discretion and imposing disciplinary measures in ways that disadvantage African-American students and severely undermines their access to equal educational opportunities.

This Is What Discrimination In Schools Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.28.2014 | Black Voices

A recent guide from The National School Board Association (NSBA) on how to ensure student success includes an explainer on the reasons why students of...