The RSHT lawsuit highlights the dispropriate impact of abusive for-profit school practices on poor and minority students.


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I believe "dispropriate" is simply an error.
Collins dictionary says "dispropriate" is an obsolete term meaning "to deprive of ownership." In that use, it is a verb, and it doesn't have a sense as an adjective.

It should have been disproportionate, to fit the meaning of the sentence.

American Heritage Dictionary "disproportionate"
"Out of proportion, as in size, shape, or amount."

The meaning is that the effect of redlining falls excessively on poor and minority students.

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