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Wade Henderson, President and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, says 'Latest Department of Education Data Reveals Inequity in Our Nation’s Schools Is a Moral Imperative'

“The information in the Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) released today is historic and unprecedented. We commend Secretary Duncan and OCR for undertaking this important project that helps to put into focus the magnitude of the inequities in our nation’s education system.


School-to-Prison Pipeline Analysis Using Civil Rights Data

When discussing the school-to-prison pipeline or “school push-out,” an interesting dataset comes from the U.S. Department of Education Civil Rights Data Collection website.  Simply enter a school, scroll to the bottom to the section labeled “Discipline, Restraints/Seclusion, Harassment/Bullying.”  From there, compare the overall school enrollment statistics to the race/ethnicity of the kids who are suspended and expelled.   109 more words