The Mahanoy v. B.L. ruling did not give schools or free-speech advocates the clear lines they may have wanted, but it did attempt to address some of the complexity of modern-day speech.
Decisions on whether to allow corporal punishment in school have been largely local.
A select group of charter schools have adopted a “no-excuses” philosophy. A forthcoming book shines the light on the drawbacks of that approach.
‘Behavior vaccines’ – practices meant to improve safety and well-being – have been around for years. An educational psychologist says they are particularly important for schools to adopt now.
A Florida sheriff has been using student records to flag students ‘destined’ for crime. Now a congressman is calling for a federal inquiry.
A former deputy chancellor of New York City schools explains why the police don’t need to patrol the nation’s public schools.
Schools can consider virtual learning and other ways to reduce the negative impact of suspensions on student achievement.
These new findings could help explain why Black students are more likely to be suspended, expelled or otherwise disciplined than other children.
From being subjected to harassment and threats to getting assaulted or having their cars keyed, many American teachers are being victimized.
The Convention on the Rights of the Child is empowering children around the world by encouraging them to see themselves as important and valuable members of society.
About one-third of America’s primary schools have a school police officer on hand. Do these officers make schools safer, or are they turning primary schools into mini police precincts?
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.