Classmates Not Cellmates: Effective School Discipline Cuts Crime and Improves Student Success

This research report, produced by a law enforcement membership organization, calls attention to the excessive suspension and expulsion rates in California. It examines alternative responses to suspension and expulsion and prevention approaches that reduce behavior and discipline problems before they happen. It highlights several promising programs, such as The Good Behavior Game and Incredible Years, that can improve school climate and reduce disciplinary problems.