Racial Equity Resource Guide


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Discipline Disparities: Myths & Facts

Organization: The Equity Project at Indiana University


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This fact sheet provided by The Equity Project at Indiana University describes many of the most common claims about disciplinary disparities and what research actually says about them. While the extent of and reasons for disciplinary disparities have been well documented for the past 40 years, a number of inaccurate assumptions and remain popular. This fact sheet uses a wide range of research to expose the myths and support the facts around racial disparities in school discipline.

Each of the facts is supported by research cited in one of the four Discipline Disparities Collaborative briefing papers, which can be found online at: rtpcollaborative.indiana.edu.




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The Equity Project at Indiana University

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