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Morning Read: Study finds charters may be suspending too many students

LA School Report | March 17, 2016



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Are charter schools suspending too many students?
In the 2011-12 school year, charter schools nationwide had an average out-of-school suspension rate of 7.8 percent, as opposed to 6.7 percent in traditional public schools, meaning the rate in charter schools was 16 percent higher. However, the data is a few years old, and much has changed in school discipline.
Los Angeles Times, by Joy Resmovits

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