Not Measuring Up: Press Coverage

Primary Coverage

 

Boston Globe (Nov. 19, 2014) Charter Schools Suspend More Than Traditional Schools

WBUR (Nov. 19, 2014) Report: Black, Latino Students Disproportionately Disciplined in Mass. Schools 

Bay State Banner (Nov. 19, 2014) Report Finds Race Disparities in Massachusetts School Discipline

Associated Press (Nov. 19, 2014) Study: Massachusetts Schools Punish More Minorities

 

Analysis

 

Dropout Nation (Jan. 12, 2015) Reformers Must Focus on Statehouses

New York Times Room for Debate (Dec. 10, 2014) Are Charter Schools Cherry-Picking Students? (Not Measuring Up’s findings are mentioned in the Introduction and Luis Huerta’s comment, High-Suspension Rates at Charter Schools Don’t Help Students)

 Yahoo News (Nov. 29, 2014) The Number of Charter Schools Suspending Kids is Totally Out of Control

 Telegram & Gazette (Nov. 24, 2014) Editorial: Suspending Judgment

 

Press Coverage

 

Barnstable Patriot (Jan. 8, 2015) School Suspensions under Scrutiny in the Bay State

 Enterprise (Jan. 5, 2015) Discrimination Alleged in Discipline of Brockton Students

Wicked Local Arlington (Dec. 30, 2014) Regulations Could Further Reduce Suspensions in Arlington Public Schools

Taunton Gazette (Dec. 29, 2014) State Takes Aim at Reducing School Suspensions

Sun Chronicle (Nov. 20, 2014) Student Suspensions Vary Widely from District to District

Berkshire Eagle (Nov. 19, 2014) Suspended from School: Report Says Minorities, Students with Disabilities Punished More Often in Mass.

 

Radio Coverage

 

WHMP (Dec. 16, 2014) Bill Newman Show (interview with LCCR’s Matt Cregor at 26:15 mark)

New England Public Radio (Nov. 19, 2014) Massachusetts Students of Color, Students with Disabilities Receive Disproportionate Discipline, Especially in Charter Schools According to New Study (interview with LCCR’s Priya Lane)

WBUR (Nov. 19, 2014) Report: Black, Latino Students Disproportionately Disciplined in Mass. Schools (interview with LCCR’s Matt Cregor)

 

Television Coverage

 

Boston Neighborhood Network News (Nov. 20, 2014) – Report Examines Higher Suspension Rate in Charter Schools (interview with LCCR’s Matt Cregor and lead author Joanna Taylor)

Fox 25 News Boston (Nov. 19, 2014) – Study Finds Minorities Get Brunt of Punishment in Massachusetts Schools (interview with LCCR’s Matt Cregor and lead author Joanna Taylor)