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New and Developing Research on Disparities in Discipline

Organization: The Equity Project at Indiana University


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The Equity Project at Indiana University completed a series of informational briefs and supplementary research papers with targeted recommendations about disparities in school discipline. The Discipline Disparities Collaborative generated new research to increase what is known about disparities and disparity-reducing interventions. This brief describes findings from those efforts and new research.

It includes:

  • What We Have Learned: Key New Findings 
  • Schools Have The Power to Change Their Rates of Exclusion 
  • Consequences of Discipline Disparities & Incarceration for Youth 
  • Promising Solutions and Interventions 
  • Future Research Needs

The Discipline Disparities Research to Practice Collaborative, a group of 26 nationally known researchers, educators, advocates, and policy analysts, came together to address the problem of disciplinary disparities. A culminating report of the Collaborative’s work is the formal release of the Discipline Disparities Briefing Paper Series, three papers on policy, practice, and new research summarizing the state of our knowledge and offering practical, evidence-based recommendations for reducing disparities in discipline in our nation’s schools.




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The Equity Project at Indiana University

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