School Discipline

In Schools, Black Girls Confront Both Racial and Gender Bias

As schools grapple with longstanding racial inequities brought into sharp focus by recent cases of…

Strategies for the Next President to Strengthen Public Education

Among the many challenges facing the next president is the future of the nation’s public…

Bias in the Air: Teachers’ Implicit Racial Attitudes

Implicit bias involves prejudicial behaviors or judgments that take place outside of conscious awareness. Subsequently,…

The Effects of New Orleans School Reforms on Discipline

One criticism of New Orleans’ shift to a state-run school school district in the wake…

How School Suspensions Affect Student Achievement

The Philadelphia School District’s decision in 2012 to end suspensions for minor infractions provided fertile…