Tag: Suspension

Racism in Grade School And Its Damaging Long-Term Effects

According to a March 2014 report released by the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, more Black students are severely punished at school than white students despite the fact that more white students are enrolled in schools. The study reveals that this begins as early as preschool: “Black…

Girl Asked to Leave Her School for Looking Too Much Like a Boy

By Julissa Catalan Eight-year-old Sunnie Kahle has been asked to leave Timberlake Christian School in Timberlake, Va., not for her poor grades or bad behavior, but because she looks like a boy. According to the letter sent to Carroll and Doris Thompson, Sunnie’s grandparents and adoptive guardians, enrollment in TCS…