When School Discipline Policies Fail to Make Schools Safer

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When School Discipline Policies Fail to Make Schools Safer
Mon, 12-05-2011 - 7:16pm

The JustChildren program at the non-profit Legal Aid Justice Center in Charlottesville, VA has released a study that argues more school districts should adopt the [VA] state-approved, individualized discipline philosophy called Effective Schoolwide Discipline.

Angela Ciolfi, legal director of JustChildren, says their research revealed that across the state, students with special needs and African-American students are disproportionately impacted by what JustChildren calls “harsh discipline” practices

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http://www.wrightslaw.com/blog/?p=6206

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