The state currently allows spankings, requiring each district to set its own policy for how they are used in schools.
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April 17, 2014
March 28, 2014
Authors applauded a drop in rates for expulsions, suspensions, and law enforcement referrals, but they also noted continued racial disparities in some areas.
March 27, 2014
The case involves Trey Clayton, a student at Independence High School in the Tate County, Miss., school district.
March 26, 2014
Data show that gang involvement in adolescence affects a broad range of social, health, and behavioral factors into adulthood.
March 20, 2014
The guide echoes much of what we've already heard about discipline reform efforts, but it targets an audience of educators who may have felt left out of the discussion.
March 20, 2014
A policy brief urges school districts in California to spend less on school-based police and place more restrictions on how they work in schools.
March 13, 2014
A new series of reports argues that disparate rates of school discipline for African-American students and those with disabilities drive up the dropout risks and help push them into the juvenile justice system.
March 05, 2014
Researchers analyzed three years of discipline data.
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.