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Dorinda Carter Andrews

Racial Equity in School Discipline: Starting in the Classroom

Friday, March 5, 2021
Child raising hand in classroom

Black students are suspended or expelled from schools at disproportionately higher rates than other students, and data show the problem is progressively getting worse at the elementary level….

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Zero Tolerance Policies Unfairly Punish Black Girls

Friday, February 17, 2017
Dorinda Carter Andrews and Dorothy Hines-Datiri

Black girls are disproportionately punished in American schools – an “overlooked crisis” that is populating the school-to-prison pipeline at rising rates, two education scholars argue in a new…

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