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In Missouri, suspensions more frequent and harsher for young black students

In Missouri, black students in kindergarten through third grade are far more likely to receive out of school suspensions, a We Live Here investigation found.

Our analysis of state discipline data found that 70 percent of all out of school suspension last school year went to black students ... even though they make only up 17 of state’s K-3 population.

 

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