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Racial disparities in school discipline

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Jon Valant, a fellow in the Brown Center on Education Policy, discusses his research on disparities and discrimination in how schools discipline students of different racial and economic backgrounds.

Also in this episode, David Wessel explains the policies China has pursued to spur economic development and innovation following his recent trip to Xi’an and Shenzhen.

 

Related content:

Discipline disparities and discrimination in schools

On exclusionary discipline in schools

Wessel’s Economic Update: The Chinese model for economic innovation

Thanks to audio producer Gaston Reboredo with assistance from Mark Hoelscher, and to producers Brennan Hoban and Chris McKenna. Additional support comes from Jessica Pavone, Eric Abalahin, Rebecca Viser, Camilo Ramirez, and David Nassar.

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