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April 08, 2013

New Analysis Bolsters Case Against Suspension, Researchers Say

The authors cite a statistic they label "most disturbing": Some 36 percent of all black male students with disabilities were suspended out of school during the 2009-10 school year.

April 04, 2013

New Report Cards Consider School Climate

In part driven by a federal grant program, more states are measuring schools' nonacademic attributes, including school climate and students' health.

April 02, 2013

Should School Discipline Take Gender Into Account?

In an Education Week chat earlier today, author Kelley King discussed how schools can address the gender gap in both achievement and discipline.

March 22, 2013

Miss. District Required to Adjust 'Discriminatory' Discipline Policies

The Meridian, Miss., school district has agreed to a number of actions to address problems with disparities in discipline between white and black students in the district.

March 13, 2013

Free-Speech Groups Condemn Suspensions for 'Harlem Shake' Videos

Civil rights groups condemned the suspension of Pennsylvania students over what a school labeled a "very graphic and very vulgar" imitation of the Harlem Shake.

March 06, 2013

Seattle District Probed by Feds Over Discipline of Black Students

The district is the latest revealed to be under investigation by the U.S. Department of Education because of data showing students of some races are disciplined more harshly than peers of different races.

February 28, 2013

Feds Require Fla. District to Fix Discipline, Enrollment Procedures

The district must stop using school police for discipline issues that school administrators can handle and stop suspending students out of school for minor misbehavior, among other steps.

February 26, 2013

Out-of-School Suspensions, Expulsions Denounced by Pediatricians

The American Academy of Pediatrics' call for a shift in school discipline policies is the latest action in a movement to change how students are disciplined in school.

February 21, 2013

The Harlem Shake Is a Thing and, Yes, You Should Know About It

The Harlem Shake is the hot new thing on YouTube, but students making their own videos have already faced suspension.

February 20, 2013

Uneven Discipline Yields Civil Rights Complaint Against Texas District

A Texas school district is being accused of violating black students' civil rights, in part because those students have been cited by police four times as frequently as other groups for profane language and disrupting class.

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