Articles for tag: School Discipline

Karla News

How to Appeal a School Suspension and Win

Zero tolerance and similar harsh rules have resulted in more school suspensions than ever before. In the year 2000, there were more than 3 million suspensions imposed on the nation’s public school children, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. This represents 6.6 percent of the enrollment. Nearly 2.2 million of those 3 million ...

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Is Boot Camp Right for Your Troubled Teen?

After endless rounds of skipping school, discipline problems, even trouble with the law, many parents resort to sending their child to boot camp. Most parents will try just about anything when their sons or daughters become problem children but after punishments, counseling and even incarceration some teens still pose a serious threat to their families ...

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The War for Free Speech on Campus

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances” (Amendment 1, U.S. Constitution). A spirited debate is taking place ...

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Supreme Court and Education: Corporal Punishment

  All citizens of the United States of America are governed by the laws outlined in the Constitution. The school system is no different. It too falls under the direct jurisdiction of the U.S. government. When questions arise about the Constitutional rights of students, teachers, and/or a school district, the legal system is consulted. Issues ...