Wis. school districts look at ways to end suspension disparities

U.S. Department of Education data that show schools across the country suspend more black students than white students have spurred Wisconsin public schools to implement new policies. Some districts are using behavior-modification programs, while others are revamping discipline policies and teaching about cultural differences. "We are focused on a multifaceted approach to improve climate, reduce suspensions and to address disproportionate disciplinary action," Milwaukee Public Schools spokesman Tony Tagliavia said.

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