Gallien committed to re-examining discipline | Local News


RACINE — Racine Unified School District Deputy Superintendent Dr. Eric Gallien, who will step into the role of superintendent in June, said on Saturday that he is committed to addressing disparities in academics and discipline in the school district, particularly among African-American males.

The Journal Times reported in February that a quarter of black students were suspended during the 2015-16 school year. According to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, in 2015-16, Racine Unified’s suspension rate for black students was higher than in either the Kenosha Unified School District or in Milwaukee Public Schools.

At the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People…

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