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Oklahoma City Public Schools' suspension rates drop


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City Public Schools data shows the district is on track to suspending fewer students than last year, but is still suspending more minority students than white students.

The district reports a nearly 55 percent reduction in out-of-school suspensions as of April 28 compared to last year.

The data shows black students accounted for 41 percent of total suspensions, Hispanic students accounted for 36 percent of total suspensions and white students accounted for 13 percent of suspensions.

"Our goal is to bring percentages of suspensions in line with the percentages...

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