Designed to help stakeholders better understand the policy environment surrounding current school discipline practices in our country. This compendium provides information on school discipline laws and administrative regulations for the United States, including the 50 States, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico.
A year after Texas lawmakers prohibited schools from suspending most young students, some Central Texas districts are still using the practice, including one that reported a surprisingly high 571 suspensions in the 2017-18 school year.
The girls attending the Houston ISD STEM magnet school, where a poster in the hallway proclaims "Sushi rolls, not gender roles," are hitting upon a stubborn problem in STEM, short for science, technology, engineering and math.
Describes the ways the University of Texas El Paso (UTEP) is working with and supporting students who are the first in their family to attend college. Strategies include providing specific programming and policies to help students succeed, as well as participating in local, state, and national collaborations.
Recommends ways that Texas state policy could help to improve outcomes for community college transfer students. The report finds that existing transfer policy in Texas fails to help students transfer successfully and efficiently, and recommends ways state policy might be enhanced to achieve objectives that are key to improving transfer student success.
Through their Rural West Texas Mental Health Educational Learning Partnership (HELP) grant, Region 15 Education Service Center in San Angelo, TX has partnered with Angelo State University (member of the Texas Tech University system) to recruit provisionally licensed school counselors from the M.S. in Professional School Counseling program for placement in 43 participating school districts in newly created positions.