New study shows girls of color are more likely to be suspended than white classmates

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    Nationwide, black girls are five and a half times as likely to be suspended from school than white girls. The same National Women’s Law Center study places Pennsylvania and New Jersey near the top of that list.

    Neena Chaudhry, the center’s education director teaches us more about the issue. Listen below.

    For more information and interactive maps visit nwlc.org.

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