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Maryland Rolls Back Its Zero-Tolerance School Discipline Policies

Maryland Rolls Back Its Zero-Tolerance School Discipline Policies

by Julianne Hing on January 29 2014, 1:17PM

School districts have until the 2014-2015 year to revise their school discipline policies.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Federal School Discipline Guidelines: How to Stop Racial Discrimination In the Classroom

Federal School Discipline Guidelines: How to Stop Racial Discrimination In the Classroom

by Julianne Hing on January 8 2014, 1:07PM

The guidelines are part of a federal initiative to end the school-to-prison pipeline.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

The School-to-Prison Pipeline Gets Its First-Ever Airing in the Senate

The School-to-Prison Pipeline Gets Its First-Ever Airing in the Senate

by Julianne Hing on December 13 2012, 9:54AM

Wednesday’s Judiciary Committee hearing comes on the heels of a Justice Department suit against Meridian, Miss., where school officials are charged with routinely locking kids up for petty offenses.

Topics: Criminal Justice, School-to-Prison, Schools & Youth

Black Students in L.A. Suspended at Higher Than Average Rates

Black Students in L.A. Suspended at Higher Than Average Rates

by Jorge Rivas on March 7 2012, 12:42PM

African American students in Los Angeles are being suspended at a proportionally higher rate than in the nation’s other largest school systems.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Study: Black Students Suspended More For Small Infractions

Study: Black Students Suspended More For Small Infractions

by Jorge Rivas on October 12 2011, 10:50AM

Black students are more likely be suspended for using cell phones and offering public displays of affection, according to a new report from the National Education Policy Center.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Civil Rights Complaints Against Schools Spike to Record High

Civil Rights Complaints Against Schools Spike to Record High

by Julianne Hing on October 14 2010, 10:17AM

Education Department says more people are speaking up because they believe feds will help now.

Topics: Schools & Youth

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