Administrators will no longer be able to suspend students in pre-kindergarten through second grade who attend St. Louis Public Schools next fall.Read More
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.
A single school can tell us a lot about the health of the community in which it exists. It can also tell us a lot about how systemic problems with transportation, food, housing and crime adversely impact impoverished communities and the health of the people who live there.Read More