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This report is composed of excerpts from articles, reports and disciplinary data from individual schools and school districts that have implemented the restorative services program.  These snapshots...

This report reviews how existing federal, state and local law policies and procedures affect the human rights of students attempting to re-enter traditional schools after contact with school...

This national report represents the first major effort to fill the knowledge gap around school discipline and suspension rates.  The researchers find that the frequent use of suspension brings no...

This report reviews the national statistics on school suspensions and the negative academic and social implications it has for students who attend schools with high suspension rates. These findings...

This policy statement highlights aspects of expulsion and suspension that jeopardize children’s health and safety. Recommendations are targeted at pediatricians, who can help schools address the...

PAX is a set of strategies to help students learn important self-management skills while collaborating to make their classroom a peaceful and productive learning environment. Settings:  School URL...

After an exhaustive examination and review of the issue of school discipline and use of long-term suspension/expulsion as a disciplinary practice, the Maryland State Board of Education established...

This program was developed in response to a growing need on the part of public schools to cut costs by dealing with at-risk students on site.  Restorative practices are designed to promote a...

This summary of a longer research report outlines some of the myths and facts, as well as the racial demographics related to student suspensions. Recommendations for creating fair and effective...

This brief examines the negative impact of high suspension rates on Maryland's public schools and explores alternatives to suspension that attempt to address the underlying causes of...

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