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 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...

This summary of a longer research report outlines some of the myths and facts, as well as the racial demographics related to student suspensions. Recommendations for creating fair and effective...

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...

This brief concludes that harsh suspension and expulsion policies, which disproportionately impact students of color, can lead to poor health outcomes, crime and violence, drug use and mental health...

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