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Shaun R. Harper: On Black Girls, Discipline, and Schools

June 2, 2016 1:23

Most of the discussion around the disproportionality of black students’ suspension or expulsion from K-12 schools has focused on boys. Only more recently have researchers begun to surface the numbers of black girls who are subject to severe disciplinary measures in schools, including by school resource officers. Education Week Commentary sat down with researcher Shaun R. Harper at the 2016 American Educational Research Association conference to discuss his perspective on this crisis. Education Week Video

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