January 2017
Education Next;Winter2017, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p44
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the reforms on school discipline in the U.S. Topics include the announcement of the U.S. Office for Civil Rights of the Department of Education to change policies in disciplining students, and discusses the various criticisms in the school discipline methodologies which served basis for the reform including racial disparities in the enforcement of suspension, and the overuse of suspension for minor offenses. Also presented are alternative practices in school discipline.


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