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When Deshawn And Greg Act Out In Class, Guess Who Gets Branded A Troublemaker

By Macrina Cooper-White Research has shown that young black students in American schools are expelled and suspended three times as often as white students. Now a disturbing new study from Stanford University reveals one factor behind such disproportionate punishment. The … Continue reading

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Progress After Ferguson? Good Ideas Need Good Implementation

By Nelson Lim & Greg Ridgeway Two reports released by the U.S. Justice Department last week have thrust police-community relations back to the center of the national discourse. One clears former police officer Darren Wilson (PDF) in the shooting death … Continue reading

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