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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...

A sample letter for making a case for an existing school partner to join a positive school discipline collaborative effort. File:  LetterfromPrincipaltoanExistingPartner.pdf Age Group:  Elementary...

A sample letter for making a case for a new partner to join a positive school discipline collaborative effort. File:  LetterfromPrincipaltoaNewPartner.pdf Age Group:  Elementary Secondary Content...

A guide for making a detailed case about an issue (such as positive school disipline) to engage a partner to join a colloborative initiative. File:  MakingtheCaseMobilizingStakeholders.pdf Content...

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...

A template for measuring each outcome identified in the Positive School Discipline Plan (as shown in Module 5 of the Positive School Discipline Course for School Leaders).  File: ...

A template for creating a Positive School Discipline Plan, with challenges, goals, multipronged strategies, and outcomes (like the example in Module 5 of the Positive School Discipline Course). ...

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