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.
Uses the University of Missouri–Columbia (MU) and the University of Missouri System (UM System)1 as a case site for this report, having experienced a highly visible racial crisis in the 2015–16 academic year. The university’s openness to being studied provides a unique opportunity for the nation to learn important lessons about the recovery process on college campuses following a racial crisis.
In Missouri, St. Louis County jail detainees can now take college credit courses through St. Louis Community College. Inmates who have a high school diploma can take up to two classes a semester and earn three credits for each eight-week session.
Tammy Smith-Hinchey, Nurse Coordinator with the St. Joseph School District (SJSD) in Missouri, wants to see the district educate students and families on coping mechanisms for opioid use, and focus on providing mental healthcare in the schools and community.
The Taylor Family Center will create new opportunities for first-generation and limited-income undergraduate students to connect with mentors, strengthen social and professional networks, explore purpose-driven internships and develop financial literacy. Washington University in St Louis Chancellor Andrew D.
The School Safety Initiative, led by the FBI, is a proactive effort to prevent school tragedies by sharing research with schools and creating threat assessment teams comprised of school counselors, staff, and school resource officers.