Research from the Sinclair Lab shows that black students in the United States are subject to disciplinary action at rates much higher than their white counterparts.
Findings show that county-level racial biases are associated with black-white disciplinary disparities across 5 different types of disciplinary actions and two disciplinary data collections. The study concludes that racial biases and disciplinary actions go hand-in-hand.
Authors: Travis Riddle and Stacey Sinclair
Publication: Racial disparities in school-based disciplinary actions are associated with county-level rates of racial bias
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