WVBOE: Report shows marginalized groups suspended from school more often than others

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – A new report shown to the West Virginia State Board of Education is showing some groups of students are suspended at higher rates than others.

According to the WVBOE, of the nearly 70,000 student suspensions during the 2022 school year, black students, students from low-income homes, foster homes, homeless students, and those with disabilities are all suspended more frequently.