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Racial disparities in school discipline are well-documented: According to recent studies,students of color are disciplined and taken out of class at higher rates than their white peers, and black students are more likely to be punished for subjective offenses like “defiance.” A new study out of Stanford University, published in Psychological Science, aims to dig a little deeper into this by looking at how a student’s race may play into teachers’ reactions to discipline problems.

Read the full article in Education Week Teacher.