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Unformatted text preview: . 13. Applied Research Center, 46 Years after Brown, 9.
14. Jeannie Oakes, “Two Cities’ Tracking and Within-School Segregation,” Teachers College Record 96, no. 4
(summer 1995): 686. 28 Public School Enrollment and Suspensions by Race Public School
Enrollment Black Suspensions
0% 20% 40% 60% 80% Source: Data from The Civil Rights Project, Harvard University, “Opportunities
Suspended: The Devastating Consequences of Zero Tolerance and School
Discipline,” Harvard University (2000): 7. One recent study examined school discipline statistics in more depth and found that black
students are identiﬁed as committing proportionately more infractions when the
misconduct is subjectively determined—that is, when a faculty or administrator judges
that a behavior is disturbing or threatening—than when the misconduct is identiﬁed
according to a more objective standard such as weapon or drug possession. South Carolina Student Charges of Misconduct By Race Black Disturb White
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