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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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Teacher perceptions and race

Dick Startz reports on”New research by Adam Wright, “Teachers’ Perceptions of Students’ Disruptive Behavior: The Effect of Racial Congruence and Consequences for School Suspension,” documents that black teachers have much less negative views of black student behavior than do white…

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