Racism in Grade School And Its Damaging Long-Term Effects – DiversityInc

By Kaitlyn D’Onofrio


According to a March 2014 report released by the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, more Black students are severely punished at school than white students – despite the fact that more white students are enrolled in schools.

The study reveals that this begins as early as preschool: “Black children represent 18% of preschool enrollment, but 48% of children receiving more than one out-of-school suspension; in comparison, white students represent 43% of preschool enrollment but 26% of preschool children receiving more than one out of school suspension.”

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