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School Discipline Reform Long Overdue, Experts Say

April 12, 2013 by twalker  
Filed under Featured News, Top Stories


By Edward Graham and Helen Yoshida As schools around the country have tightened their disciplinary policies to curtail the possibility of school violence, some experts caution that these measures are doing more harm than good. Daniel Losen, director of the Center for Civil Rights Remedies at the UCLA’s Civil Rights Project, has spent the past [...]

Scrutiny Intensifies Around Zero Tolerance, School to Prison Pipeline

July 23, 2012 by twalker  
Filed under Featured News, Social Issues, Top Stories


By Ava Wallace As suspensions and expulsions continue at an alarming rate across the nation, lawmakers are taking another look at decade-old zero tolerance discipline policies that are doing more harm than good. Civil rights advocates have long called out harsh disciplinary measures for the disproportionate effect they have on at-risk students and students of [...]