As we approach the annual celebration of Dr. King’s life, it is worth examining the difference in how our schools discipline black and white children, Dick Startz writes. Startz finds that in U.S. public schools, black children are twice as likely as white children to be subject to corporal punishment.
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The continuing disproportionate corporal punishment of black children is a reminder that some aspects of the “bad old days” are not fully behind us.
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