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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...

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 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...

The purpose of this guide is to present a rationale for adopting the positive behavioral approach to issues, describe its key features, and illustrate processes, structures, and supports for this...

Using suspension data from the Elementary and Secondary Education Civil Rights Compliance Survey, this report examines how frequently suspension is being used in our schools and differences in the...

This resource uses studies by national experts in education, criminal justice, and mental health to discuss the link between high-school dropout rates and incarceration in the United States and more...

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