Blanchfield: The increase in giving law enforcement and other agencies a larger role in punishment for school offenses eventually weakens school discipline.
February 2014 Archives
Edelman & Domenech: In 2014, out-of-school suspensions are an outdated practice, and too often suspended students are the students most in need of extra support.
Johnson: Transparency, consistency and, perhaps most important, accountability must become commonplace; they must be the practice for all and not the punishment for a few.
Smith-Evans: It is critical that the individuals disciplining students in a discriminatory manner be held accountable for their actions