Native American students suspended at higher rates than peers. California report looks at solutions. See more national education news here

| October 22, 2019

By Risa Johnson • USA Today

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. – Native American students in California’s public schools face higher-than-average suspension rates, according to a new report.

A joint effort between California State University, San Diego, and the Sacramento Native American Higher Education Collaborative, the report outlines what it calls troubling trends regarding how school administrators discipline students. 

Racial disparities in school discipline, particularly for African American students, have been documented in numerous studies, but there has been little research on how Native American students are reprimanded. 

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