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Black Girls and School Discipline: Four Researchers Unpack K-12's Racial Bias

In four videos, education researchers discuss their perspectives on the criminalizing of black girls in American schools, including by school resource officers. (June 1, 2016)


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U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. has called on states to stop allowing schools to use corporal punishment to discipline students, arguing that it is a "harmful practice."
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
A study finds that many African-American teachers are expected to teach lower-level classes or serve as school disciplinarians.
November 16, 2016 – Education Week
In a new book, E.D. Hirsch Jr. makes another pitch for putting a knowledge-based curriculum in schools—but not for the common core.
October 12, 2016 – Education Week
A program that enlists student leaders to campaign against bullying is making inroads in some New Jersey middle schools.
September 14, 2016 – Education Week
When addressing bullying in schools, punitive discipline can itself be a type of bullying, argues author Alfie Kohn.
September 7, 2016 – Education Week
September 7, 2016 – Education Week
Efforts to ban corporal punishment get pushback in communities where the practice is ingrained, but change is happening.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
More than 109,000 students were paddled, swatted, or otherwise physically punished in 2013-14, an Education Week analysis finds.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
In 2011, given the choice between a paddling and a school suspension, Trey Clayton chose the physical punishment. He's sorry he did.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
Twenty-nine states ban corporal punishment, but rules vary even from district to district. Some schools reported using physical discipline even when their states said no.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week

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