Interviews with more than 70 school resource officers showed striking differences in how they perceived their jobs, with officers in a more affluent district seeing themselves as protectors and their counterparts in a more diverse district viewing students as threatening.
Recently in school discipline research Category
June 12, 2020
July 12, 2019
Being suspended from school can be a "turning point" for students, significantly increasing the odds that they will commit crimes as adults, according to a study in the journal Justice Quarterly.
May 14, 2018
The rate of students getting physical punishments in K-12 school is dropping, but cases are popping up in more states, according to Education Week's latest analysis of federal data.
April 24, 2018
A new civil rights indicator lets education watchers compare how many days of instruction are lost to suspensions, and new research suggests it could disproportionately hurt students with disabilities.
April 14, 2018
Researchers discuss how data can help schools break the school-to-prison pipeline and boost access to advanced courses at the American Educational Research Association conference.
May 11, 2017
Research and child advocacy groups have signed onto a letter opposing the change.
October 13, 2016
A community-wide research project in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., hopes to find ways to counter implicit bias that may undermine school discipline reform.
October 05, 2016
A new study finds more evidence of disparities in corporal punishment for boys, students of color, and students with disabilities.
September 01, 2016
Education Week releases additional state-level analysis of civil rights data on corporal punishment in schools.
August 23, 2016
In a new investigation, Education Week found more than 109,000 students experienced physical discipline in 2013-14. Here's how we approached the analysis.