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University of Pennsylvania Study Finds Most School Suspensions of Black Children Are in the South

A new University of Pennsylvania study has illuminated the problem of the school-to-prison pipeline by examining the disciplining of Black children in public schools in the South. The study, “Disproportionate Impact of K-12 School Suspension and Expulsion on Black Students in Southern States,” found that most of the suspensions of African-American children took place in the 13 Southern states.

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