The Punishment Gap: School Suspension and Racial Disparities in Achievement

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 The Punishment Gap: School Suspension and Racial Disparities in Achievement Edward Morris andBrea Perry’s new study of the connection between discipline practices and the racial achievement gapis a must read. The abstract offers this summary: While scholars have studied the racial achievement gap for several decades, the mechanisms that produce this […]

Academically Supporting Entering Freshmen: High School Graduates Unprepared to be College Freshmen

PROBLEM High school students are not guaranteed success in college when they have completed college-preparatory courses (Conley, p. 4). Preparation for the graduate would come from their high schools curriculum that would: (a) measure student academic progress; (b) observe the methods in which states, districts, schools, principals, and teachers are educating students; and (c) observe […]

School Discipline For Damaging School Or Private Property

By Michelle Ball, CaliforniaEducation Attorney for Students since 1995 We all know that our kids’ schools can expel or suspend a student for a myriad of items listed in state law and reflected in the school or school district handbook(s). One of the bases for such discipline is basically for damaging (or trying to damage) […]

Weekly summary: Albany Law School current

This week, Albany Law introduced that NYS Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins, leader of the Senate Democratic Conference, will certainly provide the 22nd Annual Kate Stoneman Day keynote address. The National Jurist released the short article Albany regulation pupils can take masters courses in background, criminal justice.Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and also Information Systems Antony Haynes […]

$400k Settlement for Student Thrown by High School Assistant Dean

A Staten Island pupil that endured from busted bones after an aide dean tossed him to the ground to quit a fitness center course run-in resolved his legal action with the city for $400,000, reports Staten Island Live. Nearly 5 years after the supposed case, the city stated that negotiation was in its finest interest.Brian […]