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Expulsions

During the 2007 academic year, girls in grades K-12 had a expulsion rate of 101 per 100,000 girls, compared to a expulsion rate of 233 for boys. However, from the 2002 academic year to the 2007 academic year, the expulsion rate of girls increased 55 percent (Figure 11).

Figure 11
Rate of school expulsions in Illinois by gender, academic years 2002 to 2007

Line Chart: 2 Lines (Boys & Girls) Expulsions by Academic Year

Academic Year
01-02 02-03 03-04 04-05 05-06 06-07
Boys ~185 ~180 ~200 ~235 ~250 ~240
Girls ~65 ~67 ~65 ~87 ~80 ~100

Source: Illinois State Board of Education


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