A Colorado school drew attention when it suspended a six-year-old boy for kissing a classmate.
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December 12, 2013
December 09, 2013
Minneapolis district considers de-emphasizing suspensions following scrutiny of racial differences in disciplinary rates.
November 13, 2013
A report by the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania questions rates of suspensions and expulsions in the state.
November 04, 2013
Broward County, Fla., hopes to pivot from a legacy of high suspension rates under a new discipline system designed by a broad community coalition.
October 23, 2013
Experts on corporal punishment in schools weigh in on federal data and state legislation.
October 18, 2013
Two separate zero-tolerance cases in Georgia have prompted some police officers, prosecutors and judges to question the legislation's fairness, bolstering a growing argument by critics that such rules leave little room for much-needed interpretation.
October 09, 2013
A whole slate of schools have had discipline issues this past month, as students harness both new and old strategies for doing stupid things.
September 06, 2013
A new study finds that even in spite of an otherwise warm family relationship, parents who yell at their children likely just make bad behavior worse.
July 25, 2013
New developments in Atlanta's juvenile justice system show just how tough the school-to-prison pipeline can get.
June 21, 2013
The questions posed to districts and schools, which focused on school climate and discipline in recent data collections, would be expanded and drill deeper on those issues.