Discipline

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More schools are banning or limiting the use of withholding recess for punitive reasons as research shows the benefits of playtime for students.
—Nathan W. Armes for Education Week

Withholding Recess as Punishment Declines

With research showing benefits of playtime, more schools limit or ban the use of taking away recess to discipline misbehaving students. (April 14, 2015)

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A pair of U.S. Supreme Court decisions deal with issues playing out in schools as much as in the rest of society.
June 9, 2015 - Education Week
Students with disabilities get more than their share of suspensions and expulsions—and that can lead many of them to drop out of school.
May 29, 2015 - Education Week
In a new survey, 89 percent of college admissions officials said students' discipline histories are factored into their admissions process.
May 29, 2015 - Education Week
Amid racially charged incidents in U.S. cities, some advocacy and law-enforcement groups are taking steps to foster better relations between police and minority youths.
May 19, 2015 - Education Week
With research showing benefits of playtime, more schools limit or ban the use of taking away recess to discipline misbehaving students.
April 14, 2015 - Education Week
Throughout U.S. schools, black males are disciplined more than any other group, writes education professor Tyrone Howard.
March 31, 2015 - Education Week
March 24, 2015 - Education Week
Young victims of cyberbullying have few tools at their disposal to protect themselves, writes lawyer Kenneth A. Linzer.
March 16, 2015 - Education Week
Minorities and students with disabilities are disciplined at a disproportionate rate, researchers say, and there are wide variations among states and districts.
March 3, 2015 - Education Week
People looking to curb the behavioral-modification practices, including advocates for those with disabilities, are finding fertile ground among state lawmakers.
February 17, 2015 - Education Week

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