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Louisiana School Suspension, Expulsion Rates Criticized As Excessive

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April 20, 2010

Louisiana public schools expel students at five times the national rate and issue out-of-school suspensions at twice the rate of the rest of the country, according to a report released Tuesday by Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children and the National Economic and Social Rights Initiative.  Read media coverage from The Times-Picayune and Louisiana Weekly.

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