Document Number: 11276Breaking Schools' Rules: A Statewide Study of How School Discipline Relates to Students' Success and Juvenile Justice Involvement - Researchers followed nearly 1 million Texas public secondary school students for at least six years. They found when students are suspended or expelled, the likelihood that they will repeat a grade, not graduate, and/or become involved in the juvenile justice system increases significantly. African-American students and children with particular educational disabilities who qualify for special education were suspended and expelled at especially high rates. Paper-saving caution: 124 pages.(Tony Fabelo et al, Council of State Governments Justice Center and the Public Policy Research Institute at Texas A&M, July 2011) ...
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