Tag: discipline policies


All students should have the right to #LearnWithoutFear

May 26, 2020

Via: AFT News

For years, punitive student discipline policies and the increased presence of police officers in schools have created a schoolhouse-to-jailhouse path that criminalizes minor classroom behaviors. Now, a group of Boston Teachers Union members is working in collaboration with community groups […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Survey: Teachers want multiple options for responding to student misbehavior

July 30, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Two-thirds of U.S. teachers say discipline policies are inconsistently enforced in their schools, and 38% attribute a decline in suspensions to “higher tolerance for misbehavior,” according to the results of a survey released Tuesday by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. […]