Comparative Disciplinary Rates as a Tool for Reducing Exclusionary Discipline and Eliminating the School to Prison Pipeline

Fowler, Deborah F.; Vitris, Michael F.
July 2012
Journal of Applied Research on Children;2012, Vol. 3 Issue 2, preceding p1
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a study which compares student suspension and expulsion rates in schools of Texas. It mentions that school administrators explained high numbers of student suspensions and expulsions on the basis of poverty rates. It states that evidence-based education uses data for implementation of disciplinary practices.


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