Many schools are becoming adverse to harsh discipline measures, but that leaves teachers to wonder how best to address student behavioral issues.
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January 26, 2015
January 07, 2015
Teens overestimate how often their peers participate in risky sexual and drug-related behaviors, and those misperceptions may cause them to adjust their own behaviors, a study found.
December 31, 2014
Rules for Engagement's most popular posts of 2014 covered school lunches, violence, discipline, civil rights, health, and a whole-child approach to education.
December 12, 2014
An AskReddit post has gotten some interesting responses with the question, "Teachers of Reddit, what was the strangest encounter you've had with a student's parents?"
December 08, 2014
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Attorney General Eric Holder announced today new guidance for states and localities that is meant to improve the education of youths in juvenile detention facilities and protect their civil rights.
November 25, 2014
The organization will advocate for new policies, meet with community leaders, and track use of such disciplinary measures in the state's schools.
November 06, 2014
Large schools that offer students more options in areas like course selection are more likely to see homogenous cliques, a study concludes.
October 27, 2014
Students with behavioral disabilities often end up in the juvenile justice system after acting out at school; that referral can be the start of a downhill slide for many.
September 29, 2014
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
Can limited vocabulary silence the better angels of students' nature? New research suggests poor speech skills may cause later behavior problems.