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Janel George Weighs In on Missouri Having Highest Suspension Rate in the U.S. for Black Elementary Students

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Missouri’s Suspension Rate of Black Elementary Students Highest in the Nation

Janel George, Senior Education Policy Counsel for the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, said the study should spur schools and communities to action.

“The nation can’t close the achievement gap if we don’t close the discipline gap,” she said during the conference call.

Read the full article in the The Kansas City Star.