Tag: discipline


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. […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Report: 2.7M students suspended in 2015-16 despite efforts to curb exclusionary discipline

July 25, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Many school districts are attempting to reduce the number of expulsions and slow the school-to-prison pipeline that tends to disproportionately impact students of color and students with disabilities. According to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights’ report, the number of […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How Schools Can Help Teachers Understand and Address Racial Bias

April 29, 2019

Via: MindShift

As first period gets underway at Cambridge Street Upper School, veteran math teacher Stephen Abreu leads a small-group discussion. But the conversation isn’t about middle school algebra, and Abreu isn’t talking to students. Seven of his fellow teachers, nearly all […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education

Do you make these common classroom-management mistakes?

May 17, 2018

Via: eSchool News

The dunce cap, a ruler on the knuckles, kneeling on rice: Modern teachers wouldn’t think of using these methods to correct students’ behavior. But for all the progress that schools have made in understanding and implementing effective discipline, teachers can […]