Disparities in school discipline and disparities in arrest rates are linked, civil rights advocates say.
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August 21, 2014
August 19, 2014
The police force for the nation's second largest school district will now refer most students who fight, bring tobacco products to school, or commit other minor offenses to counseling and services rather than sending them to juvenile court.
August 04, 2014
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July 30, 2014
A survey released this week by AASA, the School Superintendents Association, and the Children's Defense Fund explores how superintendents view discipline in their districts.
July 14, 2014
It's part of a greater effort to re-examine school discipline practices.
July 07, 2014
Groups who spoke out in a recent cyberbullying case favor alternative approaches, such as restorative practices.
July 01, 2014
The overbroad law violated the First Amendment, the Court of Appeals ruled.
June 17, 2014
New York's highest court considers what is expected to be a landmark case for policies criminalizing cyberbullying.
June 16, 2014
The justices agreed to weigh the free speech rights of those who make threats or deliver violent rants on social media such as Facebook.
June 10, 2014
Over a multi-year period, nonfatal incidents decreased, and fewer students reported being afraid of attack or harm at school.