Tag Archives: School Discipline Reform

How City Heights Students Fare in School Pushout Crisis

By Megan Burks A growing body of research suggests school discipline is too harsh, sending kids out of the classroom—and potentially down a path of low educational attainment and incarceration, according to some studies—for vague or innocuous offenses. State data … Continue reading

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At Clark Middle School, a Shift in Discipline Strategies

Although expulsion and suspension rates overall are falling across San Diego County, middle schools are the exception. Experts say this is no surprise. As children grow into adulthood, challenging authority and breaking the rules are part of the transition. | … Continue reading

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City Heights School Sets Bar for School Discipline Reform

Cherokee Point Elementary School Principal Godwin Higa is working on making school discipline more productive and less punitive. But budget cuts affecting support staff and class sizes could make reform difficult. | Photo Credit: Megan Burks By Megan Burks At … Continue reading

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