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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...

 This brief provides grant recipients with an overview of this approach to preventing and improving problem behaviors and creating a positive school climate, what it can do for their schools and...

This evidence-based model provides a school-wide systematic approach to preventing and improving problem behaviors and creating a positive school climate. Implementation requires a careful balance...

Citing literature on mentoring, this report identifies effective ways to recruit and retain qualified mentors for at-risk youth, specifically outlining strategies to recruit men and people from...

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...

Restorative justice is a centuries-old practice of repairing harm and restoring well-being when an offense has been committed. This brief describes how to effectively implement this form of...

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...

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