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School Discipline

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Irving ISD Set To Begin Anonymous Tip Service

The Irving ISD will soon have a new service aimed at preventing bullying and violence on campuses. The ‘Talk About It’ service will allow students to anonymously notify or seek help from school staff members.

05/16/2012

Students read books in an elementary school. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Lawmakers To Assess School Discipline Programs

This week lawmakers will examine one of the most expensive and controversial questions facing school districts: what to do with undisciplined kids.

04/29/2012

A student raises her hand during class. (credit: Chris Hondros/Newsmakers)

Lawmakers Look At School Discipline Programs

This week lawmakers will examine one of the most expensive and controversial questions facing school districts: what to do with undisciplined kids.

04/29/2012

School lockers at a high school in Houston, Texas. (credit: AP)

Study: Zero Tolerance Discipline Leading To Higher Dropout Rate

More than half of junior high and high school students in Texas will be suspended or expelled before they graduate. A new study ties that high discipline rate to lower graduation rates, and higher crime rates.

07/20/2011

A student writes during a school lesson on September 4, 2003. (credit: Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Study Looks At School Discipline In Texas

A study found that almost 60 percent of Texas public school students receive punishments ranging from expulsion to in-school suspensions.

07/19/2011