A New Report Shows School Discipline Is Meted Out Unequally According to Race, Gender, and Ability

There are vast disparities in how different children receive disciplinary action in school.

The Government Accountability Office, a nonpartisan federal watchdog, found that black students, boys, and students with disabilities are disproportionately disciplined in K–12 public schools, with the disparities for black students and boys presenting as early as preschool.

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How to Use: For teachers, leaders, or community members looking for background information describing the problem of disproportionality in student discipline pervasive in our nation's schools.