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discipline policies

Pa. guidelines for school discipline may change

A legislative report found disparities in how different demographic groups are treated. It recommends giving districts clearer direction on suspensions and arrests. A bill is now in committee.


Viral video puts spotlight on Cheltenham High as students now speak out

Advocates seek ban on suspensions of young students

A coalition of groups including Youth United for Change and Education Law Center rallied outside 440 before the SRC meeting.


In Philadelphia, school police outnumber counselors

Large police forces and small counseling staffs correlate with poverty and race in the nation's largest school districts


SRC bans suspension of kindergartners and students who violate dress code

The changes mark a shift away from "zero tolerance" policies.

by Darryl Murphy and Dale Mezzacappa

Education secretary challenges charter schools to cut back on suspensions

by Evie Blad education week

The Color of Orange

A meditation.

by Dee Dee Risher commentary

Esperanza airs complaints about school discipline study and the Notebook’s coverage


What it's like to be a Black girl criminalized and pushed out of school

Author Monique Morris will lead a discussion on how to stop school pushout of these students in Philadelphia.


Will prosecuting Philly parents cut truancy?

by Bobby Allyn
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