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Minority Students Face Harsher Discipline

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Summary

  • Black and Hispanic students are more likely to be suspended than white students according to a report released in March 2012 by the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights. NewsHour correspondent Jeffrey Brown discusses the disparities with Christopher Edley Jr. of the University of California, Berkeley, and the Fordham Institute's Chester Finn Jr. Origina?

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  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 15, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
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Contents

  • Introduction: Minority Students Face Harsher Discipline (1:02) -- Civil Rights and School Discipline (1:50) -- Skepticism about Racism Claims (1:38) -- Social Harm of Expulsion (1:56) -- Home Problems (1:30)
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