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ACLU sees racial disparities in Portsmouth school suspensions

ACLU sees racial disparities in Portsmouth school suspensions

PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth public schools last year suspended black students more than five times as often “as would be expected based on their school population,” according to a report issued this week by the Rhode Island affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). In addition, the report says the district suspended Hispanic students more than

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Portsmouth schools dispute ACLU criticism on web filtering

PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth is the only public school district in the state that blocks students from viewing online material on religion and entertainment, according to a report released Monday by the Rhode Island chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Furthermore, the ACLU report contends, the district’s internet filtering software also blocks access to the

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