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.
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June 04, 2014
March 21, 2014
This year's data release is the first since 2000 reflecting information from all schools and districts, including all charter schools and juvenile justice facilities.
March 03, 2014
The policy is part of a larger plan to lower suspension rates in the district.
February 19, 2014
A perception of greater threat leads some educators to punish black students more harshly than their white peers, leader of civil rights group says.
February 07, 2014
There have been 14,587 out-of-school suspensions in the district between the beginning of the school year and January, a 36 percent drop from the same time period in 2010-11.
January 29, 2014
The Golden State started tracking more detailed discipline data last year.
January 29, 2014
The new rule requires districts to adopt policies that "reflect a discipline philosophy based on the goals of fostering, teaching, and acknowledging positive behavior."
January 08, 2014
The U.S. departments of Education and Justice have issued new guidance on how school leaders can ensure that discipline polices comply with federal civil rights laws. They also urged alternatives to "exclusionary" penalties like suspension and expulsion.
December 09, 2013
Minneapolis district considers de-emphasizing suspensions following scrutiny of racial differences in disciplinary rates.
November 14, 2013
A report by the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania questions rates of suspensions and expulsions in the state.