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Disparity found in Chicago area Tribune
African-American students are five times as likely to be suspended and
nearly eight times as likely to be expelled as white students,
according to a Tribune analysis of state data.

School discipline tougher on African Americans Tribune
Fifty years after federal troops escorted nine black students through
the doors of an all-white high school in Little Rock, Ark., in a
landmark school integration struggle, America's public schools remain
as unequal as they have ever been when measured in terms of
disciplinary sanctions such as suspensions and expulsions, according to
little-noticed data collected by the U.S. Department of Education for
the 2004-2005 school year.

Why are kids so fat? Answer is all around us Sun Times
A stack of new studies is providing some environmental reasons kids are getting so fat.

Cops: Woman drove her son to gang beating Chi-Town Daily News
Waited, then drove him away

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