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In schools where there are large numbers of African American teachers, African American students are less likely to be placed in special education classes; less likely to receive corporal punishment; less likely to be suspended or expelled; more likely to be placed in gifted and talented programs; and more likely to graduate from high school.
Patterns of Excellence: Policy Perspectives on Diversity in Teaching and School Leadership (2001)

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High School Completion in Southern Education States 1970-2000
Click to view the full article (PDF) Southern Education States still post the lowest high school graduation rates in the country, a fact that masks two decades of gains in educational attainment. Significantly more people now carry high school credentials. The statistical gap separating this region from the U.S. in adults who have completed high school or high school equivalency narrowed from 15 points in 1980 to only 3 by 2000.
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