While more and more countries have moved to ban corporal punishment in schools, certain types of nations have been slower than others to outlaw the practice. A recent analysis seeks to explain why.
Collective punishments take some of the heavy lifting from the teacher and place it on the peers to impose social sanctions. But it's likely to make students disengaged, and misbehave more.
In order to be successful, the I Promise Academy needs to confront issues of race – much like LeBron James himself, who launched the school amid great fanfare in 2018, an education scholar argues.
Zero tolerance policies in America's schools are declining, but you might not be able to tell since so many practices get lumped under the 'zero tolerance' label, a school discipline expert says.
Although new evidence shows mixed results for "restorative justice" practices, that's no reason for schools to stop looking for alternatives to school suspensions, a school safety scholar argues.
While school suspensions are meant to deter violence and other troublesome behavior, some students see being suspended as something that makes them more popular and tough, a researcher has found.
Reports that Australian classrooms are some of the most disruptive in the world are based on the experiences of 15-year-old students alone, and focus on science classes.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is poised to stop looking at racial disparities in school discipline – a move that one scholar believes will send the wrong message to schools.
As more parents turn to social media to post videos of themselves punishing their children, an educational psychologist warns that the practice may cause more harm than good.
A grassroots movement to end racial disparities in schoolhouse discipline is beginning to take root throughout the nation and winning important victories at the local level. Can it sustain the effort?
There is conclusive evidence that in most cases, suspension only reinforces negative behaviour.
The recent arrest of two black patrons who were waiting on a business meeting at a Starbucks has parallels to how black children are unfairly discipline in school, a researcher argues.
Some school districts are moving to cut back on the use of suspensions. But if school discipline reforms are not implemented in a thoughtful way, classrooms may become harder to manage.
Despite the failure of zero tolerance discipline policies in schools, the Trump administration is targeting an Obama-era memo that sought to limit such policies.
In the Oscar-winning film 'Moonlight,' as well as schools across the US, student misbehavior is being cast in a new light. How can school discipline address the root of the problem and save our kids?
When it comes to black hair, “common sense” is the least reliable tool for decision making since even black people are constantly changing their minds about what they want to do with their hair.
Many schools claim that when students attend in uniforms, it improves discipline, and leads to academic gains. But does it?
Hitting young children affects their grades as they grow up.
What happens when kids are put through harsh disciplinary measures?
A ban on corporal punishment has not stopped the practice in Uganda's schools. An initiative in the East African country may hold the solutions - and could be used in other countries, too.