White privilege in Georgia public school system

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By Kevin Palmer The Georgia public school system has over 1.8 million students with 38 percent White and over 60 percent nonwhite. Nevertheless, the white minority seems to have privilege when consequences were meted out for drug and alcohol discipline incidents. In 2018, according to the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, K-12 Discipline Dashboard, the data shows white students committed more drug and alcohol incidents than non-white students. Drug and alcohol incidents for white students were 53 percent compared to only 29 percent for Black students, 13 percent for Hispanic students,...