TITLE

Federal Guidance Urges Schools to Shift From 'Zero Tolerance'

AUTHOR(S)
Blad, Evie
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Education Week;1/15/2014, Vol. 33 Issue 17, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the disciplinary policy guidance documentation issued by the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice for 2014, highlighting their suggestions for school administrators to lessen their zero-tolerance policies and to re-balance their policies to be more ethnically neutral. Details are given charting the history and precedent of the policies. Comments are also given addressing existing problems of disproportionality among certain student racial demographics.
ACCESSION #
93726345

 

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