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September 29, 2014

Suspensions: New Law in California, New York City to Change Discipline Code

Critics of disciplinary infractions like "defiance" and "disruption" say they leave too much to the discretion of educators who often apply them inconsistently between classrooms and sometimes between races.

August 20, 2014

Behavior Control Linked to Language Skills, Research Says

Can limited vocabulary silence the better angels of students' nature? New research suggests poor speech skills may cause later behavior problems.

August 20, 2014

Language Skills Can Shape Children's Impulse Control, Research Says

Can limited vocabulary silence the better angels of students' nature? New research suggests poor speech skills may cause later behavior problems.

July 08, 2014

Resources for Early Childhood Instruction From the What Works Clearinghouse

Educators of young children can use their summer to dig into some of the research-validated interventions listed here.

June 16, 2014

Simple, Old-Fashioned Game Improves Classroom Behavior, Studies Say

The Good Behavior Game significantly reduces problem behaviors in elementary and secondary school classrooms, a new meta-analysis finds.

June 03, 2014

Report Outlines Ways Schools Can Rework Harsh Discipline Policies

A new report provides suggestions for ways schools can reform harsh discipline practices and better support behavior problem management.

May 05, 2014

Study Tallies Time Off Task in Elementary Classrooms

Preliminary findings of a study suggest elementary students are more likely to get distracted during whole-group instruction at their desks and while working individually.

April 25, 2014

FDA Panel Recommends Banning Shock Devices Used at Residential School

The Judge Rotenberg Center in Massachusetts, a residential and day school for children and adults with emotional and behavioral disturbances, is the only entity in the country known to use the devices.

April 22, 2014

Bullying Case Involving Teen With Autism Shows Issue's Complexity

The 16-year-old, who has autism, says that he wants to remain friends with the two teens accused of mistreating him and recording the abuse on cellphone videos.

April 18, 2014

Parental Incarceration Has Worsened Disparities Between Black, White Children

A book by two scholars examines the impact of the "prison boom" on children, and shows the disproportionate effects parental imprisonment has had on black youngsters.

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