A principal's hand-holding punishment brought wide media scrutiny, but many students stand on his side.
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December 04, 2012
November 28, 2012
In all, the agency said it received 28,971 complaints from 2009 to 2012, more than in any previous four-year period in its history. More than half were about disability issues.
November 06, 2012
"Real Time Coaching" puts mentor teachers right inside new teachers' ears.
October 31, 2012
The advocacy group that published the report encourages districts to be more judicious when punishing students via out-of-school suspension to misbehavior that affects student safety.
October 29, 2012
The U.S. Justice Department said children in Meridian, Miss., are routinely jailed for minor offenses, including school discipline incidents, and punished without due process.
October 22, 2012
Some schools say they find these methods actually change students' behavior, while out-of-school suspensions teach students little.
October 10, 2012
In 2010, the U.S. Senate asked two organizations to create an annual evaluation of the country's support for children. Today, those organizations released their first report.
October 04, 2012
Education Week has just launched a new topic page exclusively devoted to school discipline.