This program was developed in response to a growing need on the part of public schools to cut costs by dealing with at-risk students on site.  Restorative practices are designed to promote a...

This report is composed of excerpts from articles, reports and disciplinary data from individual schools and school districts that have implemented the restorative services program.  These snapshots...

This brief examines the negative impact of high suspension rates on Maryland's public schools and explores alternatives to suspension that attempt to address the underlying causes of...

This report reviews how existing federal, state and local law policies and procedures affect the human rights of students attempting to re-enter traditional schools after contact with school...

After an exhaustive examination and review of the issue of school discipline and use of long-term suspension/expulsion as a disciplinary practice, the Maryland State Board of Education established...

Getting Classroom Management Right provides resources specifically designed for teachers who work with adolescents and want to create learning environments that foster fairness, mutual respect,...

This consent form for parents allows the Seattle School District to release education records to specific agencies containing information such as the name of the student, school, attendance, etc....

This document contains a form giving consent to services provided by the Family Resource Center; protection of privacy and confidentiality; authorization for release of protected personal, health,...

 This Q & A provides information on the impact the Uninterrupted Scholar’s Act has on FERPA and the implications these changes have had on the ability to educational agencies to share...

This research-based guide for parents, educators, and community leaders discusses risk factors associated with drug abuse among youth and protective factors to prevent drug abuse from beginning....

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