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.
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March 20, 2014
March 12, 2014
A teaching approach that emphasizes fostering students' autonomy and social and emotional skills leads to academic gains, according to a new study.
February 21, 2014
This week, we see how restorative justice works in one high school, read about the perennial issue of controversial mascots, and learn that the mean jokes in NFL locker rooms may resemble the bullying students deal with in school.
January 08, 2014
The U.S. departments of Education and Justice have issued new guidance on how school leaders can ensure that discipline polices comply with federal civil rights laws. They also urged alternatives to "exclusionary" penalties like suspension and expulsion.
December 20, 2013
Teens in Washington started taking action when they learned an administrator at their Catholic high school was forced to resign following his marriage to another man.
December 03, 2013
A report examining U.S. PISA scores includes student survey data on school climate, truancy and discipline.
November 20, 2013
A new study by the Everyone Graduates Center at the Johns Hopkins University school of education found getting New York City's chronically absent students back in the classroom helped boost their academic achievement.
October 05, 2013
A new documentary follows troubled teenager Kelsey Carroll on her difficult road to graduation, and the help that schools can offer even in the toughest situations.
September 05, 2013
Benefits of programs to improve students' social-emotional skills and strengthen relationships with teachers are seen in middle school.
August 14, 2013
At least a few parents don't like one Louisiana school's reward system for students who do well on the state assessment.