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A Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, or MRAP, sits in front of police headquarters in Watertown, Conn. The Los Angeles school district police department is among those that have acquired such vehicles through a Pentagon surplus equipment program.
—Steven Valenti/The Republican-American/AP-File

Military Surplus Program Provides Weapons to School Police

School district police units around the country have acquired armored vehicles, semiautomatic weapons, and grenade launchers through a controversial program run by the Defense Department. (September 30, 2014)

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The next versions of three federal surveys will add questions related to LGBT students to help provide a clearer picture of their experiences in school.
October 21, 2014 - Education Week
October 21, 2014 - Education Week
Missing school can have a lasting, negative impact on student achievement, write Hedy Chang, John Gomperts, and Leslie Boissiere.
October 7, 2014 - Education Week
School district police units around the country have acquired armored vehicles, semiautomatic weapons, and grenade launchers through a controversial program run by the Defense Department.
September 30, 2014 - Education Week
School districts are zeroing in on such vague definitions as they seek to craft discipline policies that are more consistent and equitable, and that avoid overly harsh penalties for minor infractions.
September 23, 2014 | Updated: October 16, 2014 - Education Week
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)

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