(I’m republishing my favorite posts from the second half of 2023. You can see them all here)



This finding is surprising to me, but it may not be that surprising to many principals.

The headline of this article from The American Educational Research Association says it all: Study: A small number of teachers effectively double the racial gaps among students referred for disciplinary action.

I’m certainly going to have conversations with principals I know to see if this reflects their experience.

What have you found in your present, or past schools?

ADDENDUM: This Ed Week article provides a good summary and an interview with one of the paper’s authors: