|Figure 28-1: Percentage of students who were suspended from public elementary and secondary schools, by sex and race/ethnicity: 2006|
NOTE: Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. For more information on race/ethnicity, see supplemental note 1. Suspension refers to out-of-school suspension, during which a student is excluded from school for disciplinary reasons for 1 school day or longer; it does not include students who served their suspension in the school. Students are counted only once regardless of the number of times they were suspended.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Civil Rights Data Collection, 2006.