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Black Students Are Disciplined More Often Than Others In Louisiana Schools, Report Says

African-American students in Louisiana public schools are suspended and expelled at disproportionately high rates, according to a new report from the Education Department. It says that in the 2013-14 academic year, black children made up 44 percent of the public student body but received 63 percent of in-school suspensions, 67 percent of out-of-school suspensions and 68 percent of expulsions.