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Discipline, Special Education, and Race: Key Takeaways From Civil Rights Commission Report

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Originally posted on our Special Education Law Insights Blog

In a July 2019 briefing report, the United States Commission on Civil Rights warned that students of color with disabilities face exclusionary discipline, like suspensions and expulsions, at much higher rates than their peers without disabilities. What is the Commission, what were its findings and recommendations, and what do they mean for your school or school district? 

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