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Decriminalizing School Discipline

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 11.26.2014 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

It is critically important that public schools entrusted with educating and preparing children for college, work and life stop feeding them into the juvenile and criminal justice systems with zero tolerance policies. Denying a child an education is hardly in the child or society's best interest.

The Fight for Black Men and Boys: What's trauma got to do with it?

Diana Aubourg Millner | Posted 06.28.2014 | Black Voices
Diana Aubourg Millner

There is a large body of research on the long-term impact of childhood trauma and its potential to create social, emotional and cognitive impairment.

The Restorative Justice League of Le Grand High School Saves the Day

Jane Ellen Stevens | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
Jane Ellen Stevens

It would be so easy to look at this dot of a place and assume that nothing cutting-edge is going on at its high school. But that would be so, so wrong.

Liespotting Ryan Braun

Pamela Meyer | Posted 09.23.2013 | Sports
Pamela Meyer

Though Braun was able to bluff his way past MLB officials for the better part of two years, they clearly suspected something was up. Sometimes those suspicions are intuitive; sometimes they come from a trained eye.

With Thousands of Schools Curbing Suspensions, There's No Excuse for the Growing Discipline Gap

Jane Ellen Stevens | Posted 06.08.2013 | Impact
Jane Ellen Stevens

More than 23,000 schools out of 132,000 nationwide have or are discarding a highly punitive approach to school discipline in favor of supportive, compassionate and solution-oriented methods. Those that take the slow-but-steady road can see a 20 percent to 40 percent drop in suspensions.

Toyota Recalls Over 775,000 SUVs And Sedans

AP | Posted 08.02.2012 | Money

DETROIT -- Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday it's recalling 778,000 RAV4 SUVs and Lexus HS 250h sedans in the U.S. to fix a suspension problem that co...

Trauma-Sensitive Schools Are Better Schools, Part Two

Jane Ellen Stevens | Posted 08.27.2012 | Education
Jane Ellen Stevens

It's all well and good to advise schools to do everything through a trauma-informed lens, but when you get down to classrooms and students, what exactly does that mean?

Cooke Hit on Savard Adds Urgency to NHL GM Meetings

Brad Kurtzberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Brad Kurtzberg

You'll never be able to eliminate head shots from hockey. But that shouldn't prevent the NHL from minimizing damage from head shots and reducing blows to the head and the severity of them.

Colorado Public Schools 3 Times As Likely To Suspend Black Students Than White Students

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Black public-school students in Colorado are nearly three times as likely to face serious discipline as their white peers, a disparity that is persist...

Suspended: Jorge Posada, Jesse Carlson Get 3 Games Each

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Yankees catcher Jorge Posada and Toronto pitcher Jesse Carlson each were suspended for three games and fined Wednesday by Major Leagu...

YANKEES-BLUE JAYS BRAWL: Jorge Posada, Jesse Carlson Fight Near Home Plate (VIDEO)

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

*****SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO***** NEW YORK (AP) - Yankees star Jorge Posada and Toronto reliever Jesse Carlson got into a fight near home plate, le...