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Zero Tolerance

Read: Here’s a Bullying Prevention Strategy That Actually Works

Here’s a Bullying Prevention Strategy That Actually Works

This non-punitive bullying prevention program has shown to reduce the frequency of bullying in 88 percent of cases.

Read: Police, Mental Health and Social Services Must Work Together

Police, Mental Health and Social Services Must Work Together

A needless tug of war could be developing with school police on one side and mental health professionals, social services advocates and civil rights activists on the other.

Read: The Jury Is Still Out on the Effectiveness of Restorative Justice

The Jury Is Still Out on the Effectiveness of Restorative Justice

One study has found that New York City’s recent student discipline reforms have negatively affected campus climate.

Study Shows LGBTQ Youth Subject to Discrimination by School Authorities

The report looks at how the ways youths identify themselves impacts their experience with school discipline, harassment and criminalization.

Vice Principal Arrested for Bringing Gun on Campus

The vice principal at Tevis Junior High violated Panama Buena Vista Union School District’s gun policy when he brought a firearm on campus.

Black Preschool Students More Likely to Be Suspended Than Their Peers

Black students account for 42% of U.S. preschool students suspended once and 48% of students suspended more than once.

Christian County Public Schools to Decrease Frequency of Exclusionary Discipline

The U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights has reached an agreement with the Christian County Public Schools in Kentucky to improve the district’s disciplinary system so that all students will receive equitable treatment.

Another Example of Zero Tolerance Gone Wrong?

A high school student has been suspended for a fishing knife left in his dad’s vehicle.

Obama Administration Issues Recommendations on Student Suspensions

Student, 8, Suspended for Using Fingers as Gun

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