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Preschool Expulsions: Implications and Policy Solutions

Apr 5, 2016 8:30am ‐ Apr 5, 2016 10:00am


Expelling or suspending young children from preschool runs counter to the overall objective of early childhood education – promoting school readiness in order to improve later educational success. Dr. Walter Gilliam will present on the disproportionate expulsion and suspension of boys and African American children in preschool programs. The discussion will include implications for policy and promising approaches to reducing harmful expulsions and suspensions in this population.


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