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School Suspensions Model the Wrong Behavior for Students

Published by EducationNews.org — By our actions, we teach intolerance.

Last week we looked at reasons why kids misbehave — how sometimes they can’t or they won’t act in community-appropriate ways.  799 more words

Seclusion & Restraint in Our Own Backyard

As a leader in the movement to reduce the inappropriate use of seclusion and restraint of our school children, I was pleased to see that Disability Rights Wisconsin, Wisconsin FACETS and Wisconsin Family Ties held a… 458 more words

Public Schools

Fewer suspensions, higher academic achievement

A study from UCLA showed that schools in California sharply decreased the number of suspensions given to students from 2011 to 2014, and at the same time in many areas improved in academic achievement. 61 more words


Instead of School Suspensions, Let’s Listen to Kids

Published by EducationNews.org — Kicking out the disruptive kids is convenient.  But what do we, or they, learn from it?

Allow me to say right off the top that I believe each out-of-school suspension is a symptom of a mental or social issue.  908 more words

AcceliNEWS Weekly Round Up: 1/18-1/22

Keeping up with the nation’s education news can seem like a full time job, especially after a week like this. Accelify’s got you covered! Check out our curated collection of the week’s top education stories. 430 more words


Judges can do enormous good if they look at what works for juveniles

By Judge Steven Teske

Champions for change is key to reform. No champions, no change.

No matter the number of evidence-based programs we identify, and the best approaches and models to deliver them, they are meaningless unless someone calls attention to them. 984 more words

Child Trauma

Keeping trauma-informed teachers in Oakland, CA, schools

by Shane Downing at ChronicleOfSocialChange.org

Last New Year’s Day, when 13-year-old Lee Weathersby III was shot and died in Oakland, CA, nearly 200 of his middle school peers and teachers received therapy. 1,434 more words

Child Trauma