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.
Reports on the U.S. Department of Justice investigation into complaints that the Meridian, MS district unlawfully and disproportionately subjects black students to suspension, expulsion and school-based arrest, often for minor infractions.
KILN, Miss. — Middle school bullying doesn’t usually make it into the pages of the school-sanctioned yearbook. At Hancock Middle School this year, it did, say outraged parents, alumni and community members, the Sun Herald reported.
Discusses a fist fight that took place in a North Carolina school. A parent advocate believes that with the shortage of teachers and administrators, acts like this can quickly lead to unfairly funneling a student from the classroom into the criminal justice system.