School Discipline Policies Should Aim to Keep Students in School and Engaged, According to a New Alliance Report Press ReleaseSeptember 19, 2013
Middle and high school students subjected to harsh school discipline policies and practices such as suspensions and expulsions are more likely to disengage from the classroom and course work, and increases their chances of dropping out, according to a new report from the Alliance for Excellent Education.
School Climate Indicative Of Student Engagement And Success, New Alliance Report Finds Press ReleaseAugust 15, 2013
Schools that struggle most with providing a positive school climate more often disproportionately serve students of color and low-income students, a new report from the Alliance for Excellent Education finds. The report, Climate Change: Creating an Integrated Framework for Improving School Climate, also confirms that students of color and students from low-income families are less likely to have access to rigorous course work and experienced teachers, and are more likely to be suspended than their white and wealthier peers.