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Students Sofia Valdez, left, and Sophia Portolese, wear clothes that were once banned at Alameda High School in Alameda, Calif., one of many schools whose dress-code policies are in the news this year. Alameda High now allows students to wear ripped jeans and midriff tops.
—Brittany Hosea-Small/The San Francisco Chronicle

Do School Dress Codes Discriminate Against Girls?

A spate of viral videos is sparking questions about whether school dress code policies unfairly single out girls. (August 31, 2018)

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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
A Wyoming correctional school is part of a network working to improve the quality of instruction provided to the "invisible" students living in juvenile-justice facilities.
March 7, 2018 – Education Week
Whereas many schools follow a discipline plan in lockstep fashion, a trauma-informed care approach can reduce difficult behaviors and create meaningful relationships with students, says educator Lauren Dotson.
November 22, 2017 – Teacher
In Cleveland, educators try to keep disruptive students in class and connected to learning. But out-of-school suspension rates remain high.
October 18, 2017 – Education Week
The voices of school resource officers and black girls belong in the conversation about student discipline, write Monique W. Morris and Rebecca Epstein.
October 16, 2017 – Education Week
School resource officers can be an asset to communities, but only with the right training, writes educator John Rosiak.
October 11, 2017 – Education Week
Building a better principal pipeline requires improved hiring practices and on-the-job support, writes the Wallace Foundation’s Jody Spiro.
August 8, 2017 – Education Week
From shooting threats to Nazi chat groups, students have been punished by school officials for their posts on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and YouTube.
June 29, 2017 – Education Week

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