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Survey Finds 11 Texas School Districts Spent $227 Million On Discipline, Security

Posted 10.30.2012 | Education

Officials in Texas spend $227 million annually on disciplinary problems and school security, according to a recent Texas Appleseed survey of 11 major ...

Parents And Teachers Protest Administrator Bullying, Teacher Dismissals At San Francisco Middle School

Posted 09.12.2012 | Education

A group of about 30 parents and teachers organized by the United Educators of San Francisco teachers union gathered outside Martin Luther King Jr. Aca...

New York Revises Discipline Code, Eases Up On Suspensions

Posted 08.30.2012 | Education

Under the New York Department of Education’s revised disciplinary code, public-school students can no longer be suspended for one-time, low-level in...

High School Students Suspended For Racist Obama Drawing

Posted 06.14.2012 | Education

Three students at Maryland's Eastern Technical High School, have been suspended after drawing a racially offensive picture involving President Barack ...

Suspended Disbelief

Judith Sandalow | Posted 04.16.2012 | DC
Judith Sandalow

Monday's front page story in the Washington Post focused on the high rate of elementary school suspensions. Understandably, many people find it hard to believe this form of discipline is used so often with children so young.

ACLU: Calling Your Teacher Fat On Facebook Is A Constitutional Right

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

When Donny Dunlap was assigned three times the usual amount of homework in his 10th-grade biology class, he logged on Facebook to vent. Once school o...