Can Better Classroom Instruction Close the Racial Discipline Gap?

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 00:00 -- mes3xg

Better classroom instruction is one answer to reducing the racial discipline gap, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Virginia, Rutgers University and University of British Columbia. The finding, reported in the current issue of School Psychology Review, has important implications for addressing one of the most alarming and persistent trends occurring in high school classrooms across the country – that African-American students are typically disciplined, suspended and expelled at much higher rates than adolescents from other racial backgrounds. (READ MORE)

Source: UVA Today (Kathy Neesen)