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Corporal Punishment Use Found in Schools in 21 States

More than 109,000 students were paddled, swatted, or otherwise physically punished in 2013-14, an Education Week analysis finds. (August 23, 2016)


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The school system is taking a "continuous improvement" approach to ironing out the kinks in a sweeping rollout of discipline reforms aimed at curbing school suspensions.
May 16, 2018 – Education Week
Principals say they must devote a lot of time dealing with the growing trend of students vaping at school, especially with the widespread popularity of a discreet device used to vape known as a Juul.
May 8, 2018 – Education Week
New federal data on 99 percent of the nation’s schools tally up a long and growing list of inequities that disadvantage students of color and those with disabilities.
May 2, 2018 – Education Week
Black students make up nearly a third of all students arrested at school or referred to law enforcement, but only 15 percent of overall enrollment, OCR data show.
May 2, 2018 – Education Week
Studies on school discipline policies that disadvantage some groups of students over others were a recurring theme at last week's American Educational Research Association meeting. Here is what researchers found.
April 25, 2018 – Education Week
During an emotional public safety forum in Broward County, Fla., shaken students and enraged parents and educators demanded fixes for what they consider lax security, district indifference, and failure to act to prevent the mass shooting that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
April 25, 2018 – Education Week
The latest civil rights data report finds students of color and those with disabilities are disciplined out of proportion to their numbers in school, and fall short on key educational opportunities.
April 24, 2018 – Education Week
At the heart of the debate is why black students are disciplined at higher rates and the role of federal officials in addressing disparities.
April 11, 2018 – Education Week
As the Trump administration considers repealing school disciplinary guidance, the heads of two Obama-era offices of civil rights fire back.
April 11, 2018 – Education Week
Legislation on school safety is bubbling in the Republican-controlled Congress, though new gun restrictions don't appear to be in the cards.
March 21, 2018 – Education Week

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