According to US Department Of Education
African-American students, particularly males, are far more likely to be suspended or expelled from school than their peers. Black students make up 18% of the students in the CRDC sample, but 35% of the students suspended once, and 39% of the students expelled.
Students learning English (ELL) were 6% of the CRDC high school enrollment, but made up 12% of students retained.
Only 29% of high-minority high schools offered Calculus, compared to 55% of schools with the lowest black and Hispanic enrollment.
- 4 children are killed by abuse or neglect.
- 5 children or teens commit suicide.
- 8 children or teens are killed by firearms.
- 33 children or teens die from accidents.
- 77 babies die before their first birthdays.
- 192 children are arrested for violent crimes.
- 383 children are arrested for drug abuse.
- 1,153 babies are born to teen mothers.
- 1,672 public school students are corporally punished.
- 1,879 babies are born without health insurance.
- 2,261 high school students drop out.
- 2,383 children are confirmed as abused or neglected.
- 2,411 babies are born into poverty.
- 2,494 babies are born to mothers who are not high school graduates.
- 4,017 babies are born to unmarried mothers.
- 4,302 children are arrested.
- 17,132 public school students are suspended.