Drexel researchers evaluated a 2014 program implemented by Kevin Bethel when he was deputy police commissioner that led to fewer arrests of students in schools.
Teachers use tougher language when describing the misbehavior of Black children, new research shows.
Many of incidents resulting in suspension are rooted in emotional overwhelm.
Despite a ‘damning’ report, the alternative education system still works wonders with students outside the mainstream. What it needs is more money and commitment.
A social work scholar researches why school suspensions disproportionately affect students from certain groups and what can be done to change that.
A third of students say they don’t like school, and that dislike often begins around the time they enter high school. But the reasons they give point the way to solutions to this problem.
School suspension rates drop significantly if US teachers came from more diverse backgrounds, a scholar says.
Suspensions don’t just harm Black children – they also harm their parents’ employment, a school discipline expert argues in a forthcoming book.
An early childhood development expert explains why so many preschoolers are kicked out of child care, and what to do if it happens to your child.
Abuse, neglect or witnessing violence at home can lead kids to misbehave. Some schools are doing away with expulsions to focus on childhood trauma instead.
Schools can consider virtual learning and other ways to reduce the negative impact of suspensions on student achievement.
What are the rules around suspensions and expulsions in NSW, and the rest of Australia? And what needs to be done to reduce discrimination?
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.
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.
Indigenous youth are over-representation in juvenile detention centres, and excluding them from education could make this worse.
‘Cage-like’ facilities, segregation, and high numbers of exclusions show the concerning ways schools have responded to challenging behaviours by students with disabilities.