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Suspension rate among Black students in New Jersey increased last year

POLITICO’s Carly Sitrin wrote that “Black students in New Jersey were suspended from school last year at more than three times the rate of white students, according to a report from the state Department of Education. The state’s annual report…

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“Pushout: the Criminalization of Black Girls in School,” Screening and Panel Discussion, November 20, 2019

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Psychology: Bias, Quantified

  Princeton professor of psychology Stacey Sinclair and postdoctoral scholar Travis Riddle compared county-by-county data on racial bias with statistics on school punishment. Their results showed that bias and racial disparities are strongly correlated. The summary article in the Princeton…

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Follow-up to Armed Officers in West Windsor-Plainsboro School District Proposal

Activists are continuing work to oppose the policy to have armed officers in the West Windsor –Plainsboro schools. (See blog post Proposal to Introduce Armed Retired Police Officers (Class III Officers) Show your support by coming to the West Windsor…

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Presentation at PHS on Restorative Justice

Many schools across the nation are experiencing persistently high rates of suspension and expulsion for students of color and students with special needs. At the same time, schools are actively seeking ways to transform how they elicit student cooperation, manage…

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