Efforts to ban school suspensions to reduce racial disparities are on the rise, but experts warn they could backfire.
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.
The Trump administration aims to revisit school discipline policies.
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.
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Zero tolerance policies have been found to increase racial disparities.
New research finds state zero tolerance laws do not improve student safety. In fact, they increase the use of suspensions and racial disparities in discipline.
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Students of color are more likely to be suspended.
Students of color are subjected to harsher disciplinary measures. Are schools doing enough to check this practice?