Schools in Indiana Suspended Over 75,000 Students in 2014 (via: WFYI)

By Andrew Pillow

Federal discipline data released recently reveals what many in the Ed-Reform circles of Indiana have known for a while. Indiana schools suspend lots of students.

While 75,000 sounds like a lot, according to the data analysis of WFYI, it is actually even higher than most other states. Indiana schools resort to suspensions more than other states, but like other states, students of color are disproportionately affected more than others.

Read more and checkout the info-graphic of data here. (via: WFYI)


Andrew Pillow

Andrew is a technology teacher at KIPP Indy College Prep. He is graduate of the University of Kentucky and a Teach for America Alum. Andrew just recently finished his commitment as a Teach Plus Policy fellow, and he is looking forward to putting the skills he's learned to good use. Andrew has written for several publications in the past on a wide variety of topics but will be sticking to education for his role on Indy/Ed.