One recent study examined school discipline

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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 White 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 Threaten Weapons Drugs 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 6...
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