Steps Forward on School Discipline

Edelman, Marian Wright
January 2014
Washington Informer;1/30/2014, Vol. 49 Issue 16, p21
The author argues that some school discipline policies in the U.S. are so harmful that most vulnerable students, especially from black and other ethnic and poor communities drop out each year and get involved in illegal activities. Topics discussed include statistics related to enrolment, suspension and dropout rate of black students, a guidance by the U.S. departments of Education and Justice against discriminatory school policies and the author's call to act for children's civil rights.


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