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Federal data show racial gaps in school arrests

By Donna St. George
source: Washington Post
Tuesday March 6, 2012
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African American students in large school systems are arrested far more often on campus than their white peers, new federal data show. The data, from an Education Department civil rights survey to be released Tuesday, provide the government’s most extensive examination yet of how public schools across the country bring police into the handling of student offenses.

 

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