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Dr. Priscilla Gibson

Disproportional Suspension Among African American Youth: The Experience of Kinship Caregivers

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Dr. Priscilla Gibson

Dr. Gibson speaks about her research exploring the experiences of kinship caregivers parenting African American children, who are disproportionately suspended under school zero tolerance policies. Dr. Gibson describes the emotional and relational costs of suspensions on families and strategies to help caregivers (often grandmothers) avoid pitfalls in the education system.

Interviewer: Adjoa Robinson, PhD, MSW

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