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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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The school district is building its own police department from scratch, putting officers through specialized training on how to build positive relationships with students and work in school settings.
February 8, 2017 – Education Week
Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, a Denver federal appeals court judge, has written or joined in opinions involving school discipline, special education, school employee speech, and more.
February 8, 2017 – Education Week
A series of violent incidents in the city's schools—including contentious encounters involving police—has eroded trust and divided some students, teachers, and administrators, making the district's efforts to revamp school security challenging.
February 8, 2016 – Education Week
In 43 states and the District of Columbia, black students are arrested at school at disproportionately high levels, an Education Week Research Center analysis finds.
January 25, 2017 – Education Week
A dearth of research makes it difficult to know how school-based police impact school climate and student safety, but studies currently underway seek to generate more data and better understanding.
January 25, 2017 – Education Week
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

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