School suspensions by the (racial) numbers

Caleb Brown interviews me on the very, very bad new federal guidelines demanding that schools avoid disciplinary practices with “disparate impact” — in practice, those that result in more-than-proportional suspensions of minority or special-ed kids. Earlier here.


  • I notice the New York Times editorially asserts that “research has shown” no actual differences along racial lines in the frequency or seriousness of underlying misconduct, a curious and unexpected assertion. If only New York Times editorials came with footnotes.

  • This is what you must do when the facts are not with you-assert……

  • […] injustice to individual students” [Mona Charen, syndicated, on the new racial guidelines on school discipline, and thanks for […]