This Framework describes a holistic three-step process for implementing a comprehensive, multipronged approach to positive school discipline. File:  PSD_Framework_Comprehensive.pdf Age Group: ...

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...

Using the findings from a year-long review and analysis of California schools conducted in 2010 and with input from leaders in education, mental health, and juvenile justice from across California,...

This document highlights the experience of one high school that dramatically reduced suspensions and expulsions by implementing a comprehensive set of strategies focused on helping each student...

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 report includes a review of the domestic and international literature on suspension and expulsion, an analysis of California schools’ current approaches to reducing suspensions and expulsions,...

Restorative justice is a centuries-old practice of repairing harm and restoring well-being when an offense has been committed. This brief describes how to effectively implement this form of...

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...

The Civil Rights Data Collection provide statistics on the educational system in the United States regarding student discipline, seclusion and restraint of students, college and career readiness,...

The purpose of this guide is to present a rationale for adopting the positive behavioral approach to issues, describe its key features, and illustrate processes, structures, and supports for this...

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