Summarizes the District of Columbia public and public charter schools' bullying prevention efforts and the current state of local education agencies compliance with the 2012 Youth Bullying Prevention Act (YBPA; DC Law L19-167).
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.
Presents information on the Children’s Mental Health Bureau and CSCT Program, including eligibility and referrals, requirements and rules, the role of the school and the role of the Mental Health Center in a PowerPoint slide deck.
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.