The legislation would require schools to adopt policies that specifically ban harassment against students for their perceived race, gender, sexual identity, and religion, among other reasons.
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February 22, 2013
February 20, 2013
A Texas school district is being accused of violating black students' civil rights, in part because those students have been cited by police four times as frequently as other groups for profane language and disrupting class.
February 19, 2013
School-based police officers and school administrators will first have to try to de-escalate school incidents whenever possible and determine what really requires police involvement.
February 13, 2013
Can a classroom manage itself?
February 11, 2013
The Cleveland, Ohio, district now heeds the early signs students may be in trouble, revamped in-school suspension, and installed a social-emotional learning program for all elementary students.
February 06, 2013
A series of Education Week articles in recent months highlights some districts' approaches to shifting away from out-of-school suspension and expulsion.
January 17, 2013
In a new report, civil rights groups say Mississippi is in the throes of a school-to-prison pipeline crisis.
December 31, 2012
In this space, we've tried to bring you the latest news about student engagement, school climate, discipline, and student health and nutrition. We hope we've succeeded.
December 19, 2012
A statistical analysis found black students who engaged in behavior similar to white students were punished more harshly than white students.
December 13, 2012
At a U.S. Senate hearing, speakers outlined how bad behavior at school, once handled in house, is now triggering juvenile arrests that derail students' education.