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.
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.
Provides information about federal resources that can help rural communities address drug addiction in their communities including guidance on finding funding, treatment and services, information on substance use, and expert help and training.
Presents an evaluation of a middle school in Virginia where employees had concerns about exposure to mold in the school. The main problem was that the crawl space under the renovated part of the school was a potential source of mold and dampness because of improper grading and inadequate ventilation.
Features Dr. David Anderson, Professor Emeritus of Education and Human Development at George Mason University, talking about some of the positive changes he’s seen in campus prevention programs since the survey began in the late 1970s. He also discusses his concerns, and gives concise advice to anyone looking to help prevent drug abuse among college students.