Overuse of Student Suspensions in California Deprive Children of Learning

In the first study of its kind in California, academic researchers examined the number of days missed by students due to disciplinary suspensions and found that this form of punishment is used excessively by schools in the state. Rubén Tapia visited rural schools in California’s Central Valley, ground zero for the policy of suspensions and expulsions, and tells us which students are missing the most days of academic instruction and the consequences they face as a result.
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