Expelling preschoolers is a big problem

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

There's not a lot that shocks me anymore. But I didn't get very deep into the 61-page report released Friday by the panel President Obama created in February to find solutions to the many problems that afflict black and Hispanic boys before I found something that left me dumbfounded.

In a section titled "Keeping Young Children in School and on Track," the authors of "My Brother's Keeper Task Force Report to the President," urged that something be done to reduce the number of black kids who are suspended or expelled from preschool.

That's right, preschool.

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