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Suspension and Expulsion Patterns in Six Oregon School Districts


May 2014


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Findings from a study conducted by REL Northwest of six Oregon school districts show that minority students are more likely to be suspended or expelled than their White peers. Additionally, male and special education students are disciplined more frequently than their peers.

The study resulted from a request by the Oregon Leadership Network Behavioral Practices Task Force and aimed at understanding the issue of discipline disparity in schools, establishing baselines, and applying the data to ongoing changes in policy and practice.

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