ERIC Number: ED222987
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
School Discipline: Preventing Problems. School Management Handbook Number 1.
National Association of Elementary School Principals, Arlington, VA.
This part of the School Management Handbook provides the elementary school administrator with a quick overview of several aspects of school discipline. The first section introduces concepts central to developing effective school discipline policy, including the value of focusing on preventing rather than simply punishing misbehavior; prioritization of disciplinary aims; the roles of the principal and the teacher; the place of student codes and handbooks; and the roles of parents and the community. Section 2 discusses assertive discipline, a technique for establishing good student behavior habits. Inschool suspension is the topic of section 3. The fourth and last section discusses students' constitutional rights in the areas of expression, dress, religion, publications, and freedom from prior restraint, and notes relevant court decisions. Specific recommendations for disciplinary policy accompany each section of the document. (PGD)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Administrator Role, Civil Rights, Classroom Techniques, Court Litigation, Discipline, Discipline Policy, Discipline Problems, Dress Codes, Elementary Education, Parent Role, Prevention, Student Behavior, Student Rights, Suspension, Teacher Role
Publications, National Association of Elementary School Principals, 1801 North Moore Street, Arlington, VA 22209 (Handbook Nos. 1-6 available only as a set: $50.00, non-members; $30.00, members; binder included).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of Elementary School Principals, Arlington, VA.