The Hidden Costs of Suspension on Local Economies & Graduation Rates

A new report from the University of California at Santa Barbara and the UCLA Civil Rights Project shows that suspensions have high costs in nearly every district in California. Researchers found that more suspensions lead to lower graduation rates, lower tax revenues, and higher taxpayer costs for criminal justice, welfare, health care and more economic ramifications.

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