2011 School Climate Technical Assistance Symposium: Managing the Use of Suspensions, Expulsions, and Arrests: Alternatives for Schools and Districts

Suggests that, while out-of-school suspensions and expulsions are intended to remove sources of dangerous behavior from the school, they also remove the punished students from a community where they can learn and grow behaviorally and emotionally, resulting in travel through the school to prison pipeline. Reviews a number of behavior modification methods that can be used to improve problem-students’ behavior without resorting to removal from school.

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