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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 22, 2013

Federal Anti-Bullying Legislation to Be Reintroduced—Again

The legislation would require schools to adopt policies that specifically ban harassment against students for their perceived race, gender, sexual identity, and religion, among other reasons.

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.

February 19, 2013

With New Effort, Denver Tackles School-to-Prison Pipeline

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.

February 11, 2013

How One District Improved 'Conditions for Learning'

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 08, 2013

Schools Can Help Combat Sexual Exploitation, Trafficking of Children

A U.S. Department of Education event focused on human trafficking and how schools can help combat the exploitation of children.

February 06, 2013

School Discipline in the Spotlight

A series of Education Week articles in recent months highlights some districts' approaches to shifting away from out-of-school suspension and expulsion.

January 31, 2013

From Air Raids to Fake Gunfire, Safety Drills Evolve

The newest drills raise questions about the effects of more realistic exercises involving gunfire and students boasting fake wounds

January 17, 2013

Mississippi Criticized for Harsh Discipline Policies

In a new report, civil rights groups say Mississippi is in the throes of a school-to-prison pipeline crisis.

January 15, 2013

Improvements Make Walking, Biking to School Safer for NYC Students

New York City used a federal program aimed at improving the safety of routes to school, a program whose funding was recently cut off by Congress.

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