Nation | Education

Suspension Rates 'Shock The Conscience,' Says Researcher

NPR | April 30, 2013 9:12 a.m.

Suspensions in middle and high schools across the U.S. have risen dramatically in recent years. Two million students were suspended during the 2009 school year, and boys of color and children with disabilities were suspended at much higher rates than others. Host Michel Martin speaks with Daniel Losen, lead author of the new report “Out of School and Off Track,” about why kids are being suspended and how that can affect them in the future.

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