Young students answer what makes a kid popular (hint: Instagram followers). Plus, links on engagement, race, discipline, and school safety.
All Blog Posts With discipline Tag or Category
April 24, 2015
April 20, 2015
A Stanford study finds that teachers recommend disciplinary action more often for black students than white ones, even for relatively minor issues like insubordination.
April 14, 2015
The leaders' capacity to be consistently unbiased, fair, and equitable as decisions are made establishes the values a school and its community hold, and increases the trust they have in their leader.
April 10, 2015
A new data analysis by the Center for Public Integrity shows which states refer the most students to law enforcement. Plus, links on religious liberty, discipline, and the fake babies used in sex ed classes.
April 07, 2015
DoSomething.org, which previously asked students to tweet photos of school lunches they wanted to toss in the trash, is trying a similar strategy with stories of school suspensions.
April 03, 2015
Charter school founder Eva Moskowitz once again squares off against New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, this time criticizing his approach to school discipline. Plus links on mascots, trauma, and bullies.
March 27, 2015
Many states lawmakers are modeling their policies after federal legislation that was introduced in 2010 but never passed Congress, according to an advocacy report.
March 24, 2015
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 20, 2015
It's hard to teach kids to treat their peers with kindness when they see such a lack of empathy in adults. Plus, links on pre-k attendance, gender nonconformity and school dress codes, and more.
March 20, 2015
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.