Discipline Equity for American Indian and Alaska Native Students: Recommendations for District Leaders

In response to field requests for information about exclusionary discipline for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) students, this report begins by defining the topic and some of the negative consequences that accompany its use. Presented are examples of how some states address problems of suspension and expulsion, which contribute to low graduation rates. These examples are accompanied by recent statistics that reveal adverse impacts on particular racial and ethnic groups. Additionally, specific recommendations for improving learning outcomes among AI/AN students are provided for policymakers and district leaders.

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