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The Sexual-Abuse-to-Prison Pipeline

Girls who are victims of sexual abuse are often further traumatized by the juvenile-justice system, writes Gina Womack. (October 21, 2015)

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Ahmed Mohamed, the Irving teenager who made national news after he was suspended for bringing a clock to school, is seeking $15 million in damages from the city of Irving and the Irving school district.
November 24, 2015 - McClatchy-Tribune
Sending kids out of class or out of school doesn’t set them up to be successful when they return and knocks them further down the ladder they are trying to climb, high school teacher Joanna Schimizzi says, offering a different approach.
November 18, 2015 - Teacher
Images of an officer's rough treatment of a black student have thrust questions about the proper role of police in schools into the national spotlight.
November 2, 2015 - Education Week
A high-profile lawsuit brought by renowned teacher Rafe Esquith highlights the Los Angeles district's process for investigating teachers accused of misconduct.
October 27, 2015 - Education Week
Eight federal bills, amendments, or provisions related to student-data privacy have been introduced in 2015.
October 19, 2015 - Education Week
Girls who are victims of sexual abuse are often further traumatized by the juvenile-justice system, writes Gina Womack.
October 13, 2015 - Education Week
Restorative practices, rather than zero tolerance, are more effective in solving student discipline problems, write four RAND researchers.
October 13, 2015 - Education Week
In their indictment of Barbara Byrd-Bennett, federal prosecutors allege the former superintendent steered a $23 million, no-bid contract to her former employers.
October 13, 2015 - Education Week
Don't let rewards and punishments overtake a love for learning as the primary source of student motivation, Justin Minkel writes.
October 6, 2015 - Teacher
The panel called for focusing on "whole-child" issues and overhauling the way the state handles unaccredited school districts.
September 22, 2015 - Education Week

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