The new public school discipline code will cost $5 million, city Education Department officials said Friday. The money, which is included in the current city budget, will pay for training in conflict resolution for school staffers and other aspects of the sweeping changes to … [Read more...] about Overhauled public school discipline code to cost $5M: officials
Minus 10 points for tardiness! Changes to the city schools’ discipline code will not be implemented this year as originally planned, education officials said Tuesday. Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña said in May she would reduce suspensions in schools by emphasizing … [Read more...] about EXCLUSIVE: Overhaul to school discipline code delayed
Discipline write-ups in Rapides Parish schools represent anywhere from 3 percent of a student population to as high as 46 percent, according to district data. It’s an issue that impacts every student at a school.“To me if you do not have discipline in school you have … [Read more...] about How do Rapides schools discipline?
WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials rolled out guidelines Wednesday aimed at reducing racial disparities in school suspensions and disciplinary procedures. “Racial discrimination in school discipline is a real problem today,” Education Secretary Arne … [Read more...] about White House: Expel racial bias in school discipline
Disciplinary incidents were up 13.5 percent in Lafayette Parish public schools from August through November, compared to the same time period in 2014.Most of the incidents took place in high schools, with the most common infractions including willful disobedience, habitual … [Read more...] about School discipline incidents increasing