Minneapolis district considers de-emphasizing suspensions following scrutiny of racial differences in disciplinary rates.
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December 09, 2013
November 13, 2013
A report by the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania questions rates of suspensions and expulsions in the state.
November 12, 2013
Children at the pre-K level have been suspended and expelled for reasons ranging from possession of firearms to failure to follow school rules, the Baltimore Sun reports.
October 18, 2013
Two separate zero-tolerance cases in Georgia have prompted some police officers, prosecutors and judges to question the legislation's fairness, bolstering a growing argument by critics that such rules leave little room for much-needed interpretation.
June 21, 2013
Advocacy groups say the district suspends black students at four times the rate of white students. States and districts everywhere are being pressed to change discipline practices.
June 12, 2013
One grassroots organization found that at some charter schools, the expulsion rate is eight or 16 times higher than in traditionally run Chicago public schools.
May 15, 2013
In one step toward reforming school discipline practices, Los Angeles schools will no longer be able to suspend students for the vague reason of "willful defiance."
May 08, 2013
Black students in the Brevard County, Fla., school district make up 15 percent of the student population, but accounted for 30 percent of suspensions.
March 13, 2013
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 01, 2013
The three leaders are working on the national, city, and school level to improve students' experiences at school—and to get them there in the first place.