Students say suspensions and expulsions are too frequently issued for minor offenses.
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April 21, 2014
April 17, 2014
The state currently allows spankings, requiring each district to set its own policy for how they are used in schools.
April 14, 2014
It's clear that finding the right classroom seating assignment benefits students and educators, but how can it be accomplished without asking too much of the teacher's time? How can the guesswork be removed?
April 08, 2014
A Santa Monica teacher reportedly confronted a student about drugs, and has since been suspended after a fight broke out.
April 03, 2014
Children of combat veterans may experience trauma related to their parents' post-traumatic stress syndrome. This can affect their behavior at school.
March 30, 2014
A Belgian professor reportedly told his class to simmer down or he'd reveal all the characters who die in the popular HBO show and novel series.
March 28, 2014
Authors applauded a drop in rates for expulsions, suspensions, and law enforcement referrals, but they also noted continued racial disparities in some areas.
March 27, 2014
The case involves Trey Clayton, a student at Independence High School in the Tate County, Miss., school district.
March 26, 2014
Data show that gang involvement in adolescence affects a broad range of social, health, and behavioral factors into adulthood.
March 21, 2014
While English-learners did not show disparate rates of suspensions and expulsions, federal civil rights data show that they are less likely to have experienced teachers, access to rigorous math and science courses, and to participate in gifted education.