Suspensions are higher for disabled students, federal data indicate


Students with disabilities are almost twice as likely to be suspended from school as nondisabled students, with the highest rates among black children with disabilities, the New York Times reports. According to a new analysis of Department of Education data, 13 percent of disabled students in kindergarten through 12th grade were suspended during the 2009-10 school year, compared with 7 percent of students without disabilities. Among black children with
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