School-based police officers and school administrators will first have to try to de-escalate school incidents whenever possible and determine what really requires police involvement.
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February 19, 2013
February 13, 2013
Can a classroom manage itself?
February 11, 2013
The Cleveland, Ohio, district now heeds the early signs students may be in trouble, revamped in-school suspension, and installed a social-emotional learning program for all elementary students.
February 06, 2013
A series of Education Week articles in recent months highlights some districts' approaches to shifting away from out-of-school suspension and expulsion.
January 17, 2013
In a new report, civil rights groups say Mississippi is in the throes of a school-to-prison pipeline crisis.
January 11, 2013
The White House contemplates supporting more armed officers in public schools. A coalition of groups says that won't boost safety but will snare students in the school discipline machine.
January 03, 2013
A San Francisco charter school recently suspended 17-year-old Courtni Webb for writing a poem that demonstrates empathy for Sandy Hook killer Adam Lanza.
December 19, 2012
A statistical analysis found black students who engaged in behavior similar to white students were punished more harshly than white students.
December 13, 2012
At a U.S. Senate hearing, speakers outlined how bad behavior at school, once handled in house, is now triggering juvenile arrests that derail students' education.
December 12, 2012
Federal lawmakers will hear ideas about how to keep schoolhouse infractions from turning students into juvenile delinquents, repeat offenders, high school dropouts, or lifelong criminals.