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Suspensions At Whiting Forensic

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) – State health officials say more than 20 employees at a Connecticut psychiatric hospital have been suspended amid allegations of patient abuse at the maximum-security facility. 115 more words


Where the good-intentioned Dear Colleague letter went wrong

Since I last wrote about the Obama administration’s Dear Colleague letter, attorney Hans Bader has published an interesting op-ed over at the Competitive Enterprise Institute. 609 more words

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.

“I need help from the community,” said Dr. 399 more words


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