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Schroeder, Stephanie – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2016
With the number of school shootings on the rise across the United States, and the preponderance of mass shootings off of school grounds, some school districts and politicians are responding with proposals for beefed up security and surveillance measures. While these proposals may sound appealing in the immediate wake of disaster, policy-makers and…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Ethnic Groups, Violence, Disadvantaged
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Coleman, Franciska – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2005
In a study of the New Orleans public schools, African American males represented 43% of the school population, while accounting for 58% of the non-promotions, 65% of the suspensions, 80% of the expulsions, 43% of the dropouts, and only 9% of the gifted and talented. African American males are denied equal educational opportunity at such alarming…
Descriptors: African American Students, High School Students, Males, Public Schools