Afro-Americans or Hispanics, the likelihood and exposed to be deported - or yet arrested - than their white peers. It is clear why.
What is known from a civil rights of the Department of Education's recent report, is that black and Hispanic students account for almost three-quarters of students in the school or detain in connection with cases handed police involved. The report also found that black students more than three times more likely than their white peers to be expelled or suspended. And are subject to an unequal figure of black students with disabilities or other limitations bound.
Neither Duncan nor the report gave the details behind the numbers.
The civil rights activists said they were amazed by the outcome. They made to appear hard, "zero tolerance" policy, which they say contribute to a "school-to-prison" pipeline. The problem, they say, is that zero-tolerance for minorities is more than white children. They say it's time for a dialogue on fair and reasonable discipline.
Duncan said some school officials had not noted the inconsistencies in the way they handle discipline, and he also hoped the report would be a revelation.
Judith Browne Dianis, co-director of the Advancement Project, a think tank specializing in social issues, the minority, said the study shows that Hispanic and black children are more punished for the same crimes as white children. Some think it is necessary to do away with minority children for minor infractions.
Raul Gonzalez, legislative director of the National Council of La Raza, who taught school in New York, said the zero tolerance policy in schools and the courts have a system that takes the children to school prepared and ultimately leads to jail where they become criminals. He said the more moderate reactions are used in schools, and hopes the report will not only give rise to a change of policy in schools, but state laws.
A first step, said Kwame Morton, a black manager in the Joyce Kilmer Elementary School in Cherry Hill, NJ, is a better accepting of the cultural conditions of students and how they converse.
The Department of Education, results of a national data collection in 2009-10 civil rights of more than 72,000 schools in 85 percent of the country to come.
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