Proposal Would Set Racial Quotas for School Discipline

A new government policy on school discipline could soon go into effect. It’s based on government studies that found students of color and with disabilities are punished disproportionately more compared to white students, and black boys in particular, are punished at the highest rates.

The Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights says this is evidence of discrimination and has created a set of guidelines to fix the problem, including race-based quotas for how much punishment can be handed down by teachers.

Our guest, Donna Jackson, with Project 21 Black Leadership Network, says if it goes through it would handicap teachers in the classroom.

Watch the full episode on EpochTV.

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