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Race and school discipline

Jan 02, 2019 - Chicago Tribune

Americans have grown all too familiar with the horror of school shootings. One of the worst ever, at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., left 17 dead and provoked the state to tighten its gun laws. The tragedy and others like it have given parents cause to worry when they send their kids to school.

But mass shootings in schools are rare events. What's more common is the daily danger from bullying, threats and violence that many students (and even teachers) face from dis...