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Time out: Edmonton students are suspended thousands of times each year

Hours after she was handed a five-day suspension, 14-year-old Taytum sat on a south Edmonton patio while back at school, class carried on without her. 2,421 more words

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Second chance: Legislation promotes alternatives to school suspensions

RICHMOND, Va. (WAVY) — Before he became Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond), he wasn’t exactly a star student.

“I was sort of what you would call in public schools a habitual offender,” he said. 400 more words


Nationals v Giants

The Nationals Giants series kicked off on Memorial Day out in San Fran. Ryan Zimmerman continued his dominance homering in the second inning of the ball game. 623 more words

Massachusetts Charter School Backs Off Exclusionary Hair Policies -- For Now

Originally published in The American Prospect on May 25, 2017.

The Mystic Valley Regional Charter School, a suburban Boston charter in Malden, Massachusetts, is under fire for its dress-code policy prohibiting hair extensions and afros, rules that critics say are racially discriminatory. 1,208 more words

Hazelwood School District Lifts Student Suspensions

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – The Hazelwood School District has lifted the suspensions handed out to students who protested earlier this week.

A dozen seniors who faced the prospect of not being allowed to walk during Saturday’s graduation may return for rehearsal Friday. 585 more words


Wake Up Call: Black Girls Suspended Twice As Much As Whites

Black girls are being kicked out of the nation’s schools at alarming rates.

In every state across America, Black girls are twice as likely to be suspended from school as white girls, according to a new report from the National Women’s Law Center. 549 more words

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Wednesday UCL Preview: Real Madrid look to finish the job against rivals Atletico

Holders Real Madrid take a big lead to the Vicente Calderon, as they look to pile the misery on rivals Atletico Madrid and seal their spot in a second consecutive Champions League final. 573 more words