TITLE

Decriminalizing School Discipline Why Black Males Matter

AUTHOR(S)
Howard, Tyrone
PUB. DATE
April 2015
SOURCE
Education Week;4/1/2015, Vol. 34 Issue 26, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
An opinion piece is presented that discusses the impact of U.S. school discipline policies on black male students. Topics discussed include the rate at which black male students are suspended from school, the author's contention that schools should use restorative-justice practices, and the impact of arrests on the graduate rates of black male students.
ACCESSION #
101903172

 

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