An independent investigator hired by the Covington, Ky school district says that a school resource officer who handcuffed two elementary students acted properly, within a law enforcement capacity.
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August 11, 2015
August 06, 2015
School discipline is frequently viewed as a school- and district-level issue, but state boards of education can also play a role in determining that policies and practices are fair and effective, a new guide says.
August 03, 2015
A school resource officer in a suburb of Cincinnati is accused of violating the rights of two elementary school students with disabilities by handcuffing them.
July 09, 2015
A new report released today includes the most recent federal data on issues like school-related deaths, student victimization, bullying, drugs, and school safety measures.
June 23, 2015
Advocates of restorative justice announced a victory Tuesday, as the Los Angeles Unified School District announced the reallocation of some school-policing funds toward programs meant to improve school climate.
June 19, 2015
The federal agency sued the city of Meridian, the state of Mississippi, Lauderdale County, Miss.,Youth Court and the Youth Court Judges in 2012 alleging "systematic violations of youths' due process rights."
May 27, 2015
Reducing suspensions was one of former Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson's top priorities. Soon after she left the job in December, the district's suspensions were on the rise.
April 24, 2015
Young students answer what makes a kid popular (hint: Instagram followers). Plus, links on engagement, race, discipline, and school safety.
April 07, 2015
DoSomething.org, which previously asked students to tweet photos of school lunches they wanted to toss in the trash, is trying a similar strategy with stories of school suspensions.
April 03, 2015
Charter school founder Eva Moskowitz once again squares off against New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, this time criticizing his approach to school discipline. Plus links on mascots, trauma, and bullies.