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Student Suspensions Dropped 15 Percent in 2015-16 School Year, DOE Numbers Show

10.31.2016 | NY1 | New numbers from the Department of Education show that suspensions dropped 15 percent in the 2015-2016 school year and are down 46 percent in the past five years. According to the department's report, crime in schools is down 5 percent and school-related arrests are down 37 percent. The group Advocates for Children of New York says black students and students with disabilities are suspended from school more often than other students. Read article