Disabled and minority students suspended more often. A study from UCLA’s Civil Rights Project finds that out-of-school suspensions disproportionally occur with students who have disabilities and students of color. While across the California student population 7.1 percent experienced suspension, disabled students as a group experienced nearly double that at 13.4 percent. Rates varied across districts in California with particular groups. In one district, students with disabilities experienced a suspension rate of 86.7 percent.
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