TITLE

Policy Fight Brews Over Discipline

AUTHOR(S)
Shah, Nirvi
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Education Week;10/12/2011, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a report regarding zero-tolerance policies for school discipline in the U.S., completed by researchers at the University of California at Los Angeles' Civil Rights Project. According to the report, the rate of out-of-school suspensions for Hispanic and African American students is skewed in comparison to their white peers. Other topics include the civil rights of minority students, instances of students being suspended for minor violations, and the relationship between school suspensions and academic performance.
ACCESSION #
66838643

 

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