School suspensions by the (racial) numbers

by Walter Olson on January 15, 2014

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.

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1 Walter Olson 01.15.14 at 10:20 am

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.

2 mjs 01.15.14 at 3:11 pm

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

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