The policy is part of a larger plan to lower suspension rates in the district.
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March 03, 2014
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 07, 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 13, 2013
A report by the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania questions rates of suspensions and expulsions in the state.
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.
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.