school discipline

Report: Virginia Sends More Students to Cops Than Any Other State

And it’s far from the only state with stark racial disparities in school discipline rates.

Report: New York City Charter Schools Discipline Rules Violate Students' Rights

107 of 164 New York City charter schools allow for suspension or expulsion, regardless of how minor the infraction.

Study: For Black Students, Skin Color and Suspensions Linked

Colorism at work.

California Becomes First in the Nation to Limit Suspensions for Willful Defiance

The law applies to students from kindergarten through third grade.

New Policies Will Limit Los Angeles School Police Arrest Powers

School police will not be allowed to arrest students for alcohol and marijuana possession.

Michael Brown's High School Has an Alarmingly High Suspension Rate

A snapshot of Brown’s Normandy High School, by the numbers.

LAUSD Suspensions Down, But They Might Not Tell The Whole Story

Some Los Angeles schools owe their dip in official suspension rates to “off-the-books” suspensions, say advocates.

Race, Disability and the School-to-Prison Pipeline

A nascent program in Oakland schools is trying to disentangle the threads that many believe drag black boys out of classrooms and into jails.

Infographic: From Disability to Criminality

The dangerous intersection at which too many black children are diverted from school to jail.

Maryland Rolls Back Its Zero-Tolerance School Discipline Policies

School districts have until the 2014-2015 year to revise their school discipline policies.

Federal School Discipline Guidelines: How to Stop Racial Discrimination In the Classroom

The guidelines are part of a federal initiative to end the school-to-prison pipeline.

The School-to-Prison Pipeline Gets Its First-Ever Airing in the Senate

Wednesday’s Judiciary Committee hearing comes on the heels of a Justice Department suit against Meridian, Miss., where school officials are charged with routinely locking kids up for petty offenses.

Black Students in L.A. Suspended at Higher Than Average Rates

African American students in Los Angeles are being suspended at a proportionally higher rate than in the nation’s other largest school systems.

Study: Black Students Suspended More For Small Infractions

Black students are more likely be suspended for using cell phones and offering public displays of affection, according to a new report from the National Education Policy Center.

Civil Rights Complaints Against Schools Spike to Record High

Education Department says more people are speaking up because they believe feds will help now.