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Some major urban districts are working to establish more consistent standards for expulsion and suspension policies in charter schools. (February 19, 2013)

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A new report lists tools to better address students' behavioral and emotional needs and steer schools toward fair discipline, says Kavitha Mediratta of the Atlantic Philanthropies.
July 24, 2014 - Education Week
May 19, 2014 - Education Week
New data showing thousands of preschool suspensions have researchers and policymakers asking tough questions about pre-K discipline, and highlighting programs that help keep challenging children in school.
March 31, 2014 - Education Week
Drawing on school-discipline data, a group of Oregon districts is working to improve equity in addressing student misbehavior, Beaverton, Ore., Superintendent Jeff Rose writes.
March 24, 2014 - Education Week
While President Obama's "My Brother's Keeper" initiative is promising, like many such programs it neglects to direct resources to helping minority girls succeed in school and life, Julia Grant writes.
March 21, 2014 - Education Week (Web)
In a new guidance document, the departments of Education and Justice are calling for school discipline policies and practices to be more fair and less harsh.
January 14, 2014 - Education Week
Assistant principal Erin Grazak shares what she's learned from and about her middle school's students, their hopes, and their needs by spending lunchtime detention with them.
November 12, 2013 - Education Week
Despite a wave of measures abolishing the controversial disciplinary practice, many communities are still using paddles to curb student misbehavior.
October 22, 2013 - Education Week
Developers of some school climate reform models say their programs are often bypassed in favor of strategies promoted by a federally funded technical-assistance center.
August 27, 2013 - Education Week
The Office of Civil Rights wants to add more questions about bullying and discipline to its next school data collection.
July 9, 2013 - Education Week

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