Reports have just surfaced showing that African American boys in America are being kicked out of school “at double and triple the rates of their white male peers.” There are many other disadvantaged students that have problems within the school system as well. But these others are either foreign or handicapped.
One Delaware school, the Christina School had “71 percent of black male students were suspended in a recent school year, compared to 22 percent of their white male counterparts.” The district had been in national media for its strictly enforced zero tolerance policy. They had been under the microscope since a student was expelled for bringing their birthday cake and a knife to cut it.
The solution is not known quite yet, but now that it is being exposed maybe something is going to be done. Check out more on the story here.