Racial equity report cards of North Carolina school districts show black students are more likely to be suspended and sent to the court system than white peers. Southern Coalition of Social Justice says data shows racial inequity exists.
Racial equity report cards of North Carolina school districts show black students are more likely to be suspended and sent to the court system than white peers. Southern Coalition of Social Justice says data shows racial inequity exists. News & Observer file photo
Racial equity report cards of North Carolina school districts show black students are more likely to be suspended and sent to the court system than white peers. Southern Coalition of Social Justice says data shows racial inequity exists. News & Observer file photo

T. Keung Hui has covered K-12 education for the News & Observer since 1999, helping parents, students, school employees and the community understand the vital role education plays in North Carolina. His primary focus is Wake County, but he also covers statewide education issues.