22 Jul '11, 3pm

75 Percent of Texas Special Ed Students Suspended or Expelled | Care2 Causes

75 Percent of Texas Special Ed Students Suspended or Expelled | Care2 Causes

The majority of special education students in Texas, which has the second-largest public school system in the US, have been suspended, expelled or both, at least once, says a new study by the Council of State Governments Justice Center . A total of 75 percent of middle and high school students with disabilities in Texas have faced such disciplinary measures; 55 percent of students without a disability have been suspended or expelled. In other words, for students in grades seven to twelve in Texas, you’re in the minority if you graduate without being suspended or expelled. The study also found that the punishments were issued disproportionately based on students’ race, abilities and school, according to an analysis by Nirvi Shah at EdWeek . 75 percent of African-American students had been expelled or suspended, compared to 50 percent of white students. The study, “Breaking ...

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