N.H. study shows certain groups of students more likely to be kicked out of school

News Story (New Hampshire)

N.H. study shows certain groups of students more likely to be kicked out of school

October 8, 2016 | Lola Duffort | Concord Monitor (NH)
A recent University of New Hampshire Carsey School of Public Policy studyfound that male students, students of color, students with disabilities, and homeless students were much more likely than their peers to experience exclusionary discipline.
Tags: Education | Schools: Discipline

Advocates: Schools sending kids — many with special needs – home without hearings

News Story (Massachusetts)

Advocates: Schools sending kids — many with special needs – home without hearings

October 5, 2016 | Kathleen McKiernan | Boston Herald
Massachusetts schools are skirting a state law meant to curb suspensions by quietly sending students — many of them with special needs — home early without properly recording the absences.
Tags: Schools: Discipline | Schools: Special Education

Set to Stun

Feature (NATIONAL)

Set to Stun

August 11, 2016 | Rebecca Klein | Huffington Post
Children are being Tasered by school-based police officers. No one knows how often it’s happening or what impact it’s having on students.
Tags: Education | Schools: Discipline

Advocates for Children of New York

Provider (New York)

Advocates for Children of New York

Formed in 1969, serves New York City students from birth through age 26, focusing on students from low-income backgrounds who are struggling in school or experiencing school discrimination.
Tags: Children & Juvenile, Education, Schools: Discipline, Schools: Discrimination