Disparities in school discipline and disparities in arrest rates are linked, civil rights advocates say.
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August 21, 2014
August 19, 2014
The police force for the nation's second largest school district will now refer most students who fight, bring tobacco products to school, or commit other minor offenses to counseling and services rather than sending them to juvenile court.
August 19, 2014
The police force for the nation's second largest school district aims to drive down its high rates of citations and arrests of students who fight at school, get caught with tobacco or alcohol, and other minor offenses.
August 15, 2014
Darnell Fine: When the demographics shift, and the minority becomes majority, students of color will make you no less beautiful.
July 30, 2014
A survey released this week by AASA, the School Superintendents Association, and the Children's Defense Fund explores how superintendents view discipline in their districts.
July 11, 2014
Many believe that girls of color face the same challenges as their male peers and that it makes little sense to exclude them from the White House initiative.
July 07, 2014
Groups who spoke out in a recent cyberbullying case favor alternative approaches, such as restorative practices.
May 30, 2014
A presidential task force cites key points in the lives of young men of color that deserve special focus, including early-childhood support and graduating high school ready for college.
April 21, 2014
Students say suspensions and expulsions are too frequently issued for minor offenses.
March 20, 2014
A policy brief urges school districts in California to spend less on school-based police and place more restrictions on how they work in schools.