English grammar, vocabulary, and listening comprehension exercises

TOPIC: Racism and its consequences at a Michigan school

STEP 1 - Read the following article: READING COMPREHENSION ARTICLE 10

STEP 2 - Answer these questions (choose the best answer):

1. The four students that the article talks about sued their school district _________.
  for the discipline they received because of their racism
  for racism
  for failing to act on accusations of racism

2. How long did the school board suspend the students for?
  Two months
  Two weeks

3. When a student is "suspended", he/she _________.
  can go to school, but can't participate
  can go to school, but can't make racist comments
  cannot go to school

4. The disciplinary action was carried out primarily because of social media posts that contained alleged racist language towards _________ people.

5. Which of the following in NOT an aim of the lawsuit?
  Getting the suspended students back to school
  Firing the people who suspended the students
  Clearing the names of the suspended students

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