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Keywords: policy

Exert from publication: A mid-sized urban district in the Northeast and Islands Region formulated and implemented a new discipline policy using data and research. To do so, the district examined a national report on districtwide suspension rates, co ...

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OrganizationEducation Development Center, Inc.

"In considering different strategies for promoting productive and safe school environments, it can be difficult to know what works and what doesn’t. In particular, longstanding debates about zero tolerance policies leave many people confused about the bas ...

Resource Type
OrganizationCenter of Youth at the Vera Institute of Justice
Journal or PublicationIssue Brief
Report on the Evaluation of Judicially Led Responses to Eliminate School Pathways to the Juvenile Justice System

Many schools across the United States have enacted zero tolerance philosophy in response to perceived increases in violence and drugs in schools. It is believed that aggressive and unwavering punishment of many school infractions, including relatively min ...

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OrganizationNational Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
Journal or PublicationPublication

As scrutiny of the relationship between law enforcement agencies and the communities they're charged with protecting continues – heightened following the deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Garner and Tamir Rice, among others, at the hands of police – some are ...

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Journal or PublicationU.S. News and World Report

Excerpt from website This webinar will provide participants with an overview on how to use the discussion and information provided in developing local policy guidelines and help participants recognize juvenile prosecution as a specialized practice. P ...

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OrganizationNational Juvenile Justice Prosecution Center

 National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ)

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