Researchers analyzed three years of discipline data.
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March 05, 2014
March 03, 2014
The policy is part of a larger plan to lower suspension rates in the district.
February 28, 2014
The 8,700-student district agreed to review and improve its discipline policies following an investigation that revealed higher discipline rates for black students.
February 19, 2014
A Maryland lawmaker introduced a bill that would allow districts to ignore a new state rule, which requires districts to adopt new discipline policies by 2014-15.
February 19, 2014
A perception of greater threat leads some educators to punish black students more harshly than their white peers, leader of civil rights group says.
February 18, 2014
UPDATED: Democratic state representative Gail Finney, who introduced the bill, said that the measure was designed to clarify the boundaries of acceptable corporal punishment, which is not expressly defined in current Kansas statutes.
February 14, 2014
The Obama administration's recent school discipline guidance is laudable, but decisions about how to deal with student behavior are best left to local officials, wrote four House Republicans.
February 13, 2014
Districts in Massachusetts must implement programs that would help suspended or expelled students continue to learn.
February 10, 2014
While a Maryland district plans to form a Cybercivility Task Force to address inappropriate online postings, the role of schools in addressing such behavior is largely uncharted territory.
February 07, 2014
There have been 14,587 out-of-school suspensions in the district between the beginning of the school year and January, a 36 percent drop from the same time period in 2010-11.