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Superintendent calls on parents to get involved amid rising suspension rate

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — The top administrator of Portsmouth Public Schools says he alone can’t fix the number of suspensions plaguing the district.

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Dallas ISD Changes Policy For Pre-K School Suspensions

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – After a unanimous vote by the school board, changes will now be made to a Dallas Independent School District policy that allowed suspension for students as young as 4-years-old. 303 more words


What does school discipline look like in the DeVos era?

Gina Womack, writing in The Hill, expresses strong concern that Betsy Devos will abandon the Obama-era initiative to require schools and states to report on how they discipline students and to disaggregate that data by race. 335 more words

One person who's honest about what's not working with restorative discipline

Chalkbeat posted a surprisingly candid interview with an assistant principal of a school that is implementing restorative discipline practices with uneven results. The honesty is a much-needed corrective to the usual silver-bullet style success stories we hear about a school’s new approach. 627 more words

Minn. girls hockey suspensions appear to be tied to vandalized car

Stillwater girls hockey suspensions appear tied to vandalized car https://t.co/HuogfTDps4 pic.twitter.com/1vHygdzcix

— Pioneer Press (@PioneerPress) February 14, 2017

Player suspensions that led to a season-ending tournament loss for a Minnesota girls hockey team appear to be tied to a vandalism complaint filed to a local police department.

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One company has decided to make players pay for racket-smashing tantrums

At least one company has taken a stand against tennis players who throw temper tantrums.

Yonex, a Japanese manufacturer of tennis, golf and badminton gear, grew weary of watching their shiny new rackets getting pummelled to the ground. 114 more words

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