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June 30, 2015

Preschool Suspension and Expulsion: Root Causes and Solutions

When children are suspended or expelled from preschool for problem behaviors, that often indicates problems that predate that child's enrollment, said experts on a panel earlier this month.

March 24, 2015

School Requires Students to Clean Building as Alternative to Suspensions

In newspaper report, an administrator compared the practice to roadside inmate work crews. When it comes to school discipline, where's the line between community service and free labor? And how prescriptive should districts be?

March 19, 2015

Student Suspension Rates Drop in Chicago Schools, Study Finds

The decreases come as teachers and students report feeling safer in the city's schools, according to the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research.

February 12, 2015

Washington, D.C., Considers Banning Preschool Suspensions

Advocates in Washington, D.C., welcomed a bill that would ban most suspensions and expulsions from public preschool programs, discussed during a public hearing in the nation's capital last week.

November 26, 2014

New Network Offers Guidance on School Discipline

This new network pulls people into dialogue, and will offer suggestions and resources that acknowledge the complex and diverse settings in which changing approaches to discipline need to develop.

August 15, 2014

An Open Letter to America's Public School System

Darnell Fine: When the demographics shift, and the minority becomes majority, students of color will make you no less beautiful.

July 15, 2014

D.C. Considers Halt on Pre-K Suspensions in Charter, Traditional Schools

It's part of a greater effort to re-examine school discipline practices.

July 14, 2014

District of Columbia to Consider Ban on Pre-K Suspensions

It's part of a greater effort to re-examine school discipline practices.

June 04, 2014

Two States Receive Grants to Reform Discipline Policies

Oregon and Virginia will each receive $5,000 grants to reform school discipline policies in each state, with the goal of making them less punitive and exclusionary.

April 22, 2014

Native American Students More Likely to Face Discipline in Washington State

A new report says Native American students in Washington state are more likely to face suspension or expulsion than white or Hispanic peers.

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