Students in California's Clovis Unified School District say the district's dress code violates their classmates' rights to free expression and adheres to outdated gender norms.
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February 03, 2016
February 01, 2016
The U.N. working group of experts on people of African descent studied equity concerns in the United States in areas like the justice system, housing, and school discipline.
December 03, 2015
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November 24, 2015
California districts have significantly reduced suspensions in recent years, with totals dropping from from 709,580 suspensions in 2011-12 to 503,101 in 2013-14.
November 16, 2015
As part of a proposal, suspensions would be used as a last resort for pre-K-2nd grade students in the Houston district. The district will focus on training staff in positive engagement and de-escalation techniques.
November 09, 2015
Some Los Angeles teachers say that new discipline policies that reduce suspensions are creating chaos in the classroom. What should states and districts do when making such changes?
October 30, 2015
"Our schools must be a pathway to opportunity, not a pipeline to prison," U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said, addressing a school arrest in South Carolina that drew attention on the internet.
October 27, 2015
Videos of the violent classroom incident have sparked concerns about race, justice, and the role of police in schools.
October 26, 2015
Students at a South Carolina high school recorded a school resource officer violently removing a student from her desk and dragging her across the classroom.
October 20, 2015
Ahmed Mohamed drew international press coverage last month when police arrested him at his school after teachers said his homemade clock looked like a "hoax bomb."