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Examples of completed Action Plans for the five strategy prongs and data collection, as described in Module 5 of the online Positive School Discipline course. File:  ActionPlanExemplars.pdf Age...

Using the findings from a year-long review and analysis of California schools conducted in 2010 and with input from leaders in education, mental health, and juvenile justice from across California,...

Restorative justice is a process for repairing harm that has been done. This brief overviews three methods of restorative justice including victim-offender mediation, family group conferencing, and...

Despite the twenty year history of zero-tolerance policies in school systems, the American Psychological Association finds few data and literature to back up its effectiveness in school discipline....

A description of how addressing school suspension issues could benefit a variety of potential partners. Can be used in making the case to partners. File:  BenefitsforPotentialPartners.pdf Age Group...

This report provides a starting point for other jurisdictions where officials want to improve their understanding of who is being suspended and expelled from school, and what those patterns mean for...

The Civil Rights Data Collection provide statistics on the educational system in the United States regarding student discipline, seclusion and restraint of students, college and career readiness,...

This research report, produced by a law enforcement membership organization, calls attention to the excessive suspension and expulsion rates in California. It examines alternative responses to...

A list of essential questions about the kinds of data to collect and analyze about discipline issues. File:  DataBasedDecisionMaking.pdf Age Group:  Elementary Secondary Content Related:  Promotion...

This policy brief reviews what researchers have learned about racial disparities in school discipline and how these disparities continue along the lines of gender and disability status. In addition...

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