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Suspensions Are Not Support: The Disciplining of Preschoolers With Disabilities – Center for American Progress

A new report from the Center for American Progress (CAP) has found that children with disabilities are more likely to be suspended or expelled from preschool. CAP outlines its findings as follows:

  • Children with behavioral problems are 43 times more likely to be suspended or expelled.
  • Children with ADHD were times more likely to be suspended or expelled.
  • Children with anxiety were 14 times more likely to be suspended or expelled.
  • Children with autism were 10 times more likely to be suspended or expelled.
  • Children with developmental delays were 7.5 times more likely to be suspended or expelled.
  • Children with speech disorders were 4 times more likely to be suspended or expelled.

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