• Education Advocates: Ending School Discipline Guidance Won’t Improve Safety

    Andrea Sears Public News Service – PA PHILADELPHIA – Education advocates are condemning a Federal Commission on School Safety report that recommends ending Obama-era policies against discriminatory discipline practices in schools. Studies have shown that black and brown students are punished more frequently and more harshly than are their white peers...
  • 5 Questions Families Should Ask About School Discipline

    Kristen Harper and Michael McCoy Child Trends School discipline practices have shifted dramatically in recent years, following changes in school district and state policy. Data and research have illustrated the high rates of suspension and expulsion, the consequences of such discipline for students, and the disparities in discipline practice by race...