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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....

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...

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...

This is a step-by-step guide for community members in California contains ready-to-use resources, sample letters and information about other leaders in the state who can help you fix school...

This step-by-step guide, for educators in California, contains ready-to-use resources, sample letters and information about other leaders in the state who can help you fix school discipline. Over...

Getting Classroom Management Right provides resources specifically designed for teachers who work with adolescents and want to create learning environments that foster fairness, mutual respect,...

This brief concludes that harsh suspension and expulsion policies, which disproportionately impact students of color, can lead to poor health outcomes, crime and violence, drug use and mental health...

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...

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