This article describes a science-based framework for the promotion of child health and development within distressed high-poverty neighborhoods. They provide a model of developmental influences and...

This study examines five American Indian children’s mental health projects that have developed systems of care based on their own cultures and the strengths of their families. The authors identify...

Using suspension data from the Elementary and Secondary Education Civil Rights Compliance Survey, this report examines how frequently suspension is being used in our schools and differences in the...

This policy brief reviews what researchers have learned about racial disparities in school discipline and how these disparities continue along the lines of gender and disability status. In addition...

This guide examines out-of-school suspension rates of students in the United States and the consequences out-of-school suspension  has on students. It examines the racial and gender gaps that come...

This brief takes an in-depth look at how organizations of all types, in diverse settings, are implementing a collective approach to solve large-scale social problems. It outlines several initiatives...

This policy statement highlights aspects of expulsion and suspension that jeopardize children’s health and safety. Recommendations are targeted at pediatricians, who can help schools address the...

Despite the twenty year history of zero-tolerance policies in school systems, the American Psychological Association finds few data and literature to back up its effectiveness in school discipline....

This report reviews the national statistics on school suspensions and the negative academic and social implications it has for students who attend schools with high suspension rates. These findings...

This resource uses studies by national experts in education, criminal justice, and mental health to discuss the link between high-school dropout rates and incarceration in the United States and more...

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