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‘Absolutely indefensible’: Over 1,100 Pre-K to Second Grade Suspensions in 2019-20 School Year

Despite 2015 legislation that narrowly defined when young children can be suspended from school, state Education Department data shows more than 1,100 suspensions were issued to 670 students in prekindergarten through second grade in the 2019-2020 school year. It’s a problem that largely targets children of color with disabilities who are missing valuable class time […]