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.
Staff members at Jerome Mack Middle School braced themselves for bad news before the district’s top leader paid them a visit last spring. The 1,300-student school in east Las Vegas had been chosen for the “Innovative School” pilot program spearheaded by Clark County Superintendent Jesus Jara.
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.