ERIC Number: ED432601
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Apr
An Exploration of Discipline and Suspension Data.
Nichols, Joe D.
This project serves as a followup to an earlier report (J. Nichols, W. Ludwin, and P. Iadicola, in press) in which the student discipline and suspension data for a large urban school corporation in the Midwest were explored. In the earlier project, flawed data collection procedures by the school corporation made analysis of the data tentative and problematic. As a result, new data collection procedures were implemented the following year. This project explores the "following year" data and expands the analysis to include data from 6 high schools, 11 middle schools, and 35 elementary schools. Analysis of the student discipline data is presented with a discussion centering around overrepresentation of minority and low-income students within the data. In addition, this project includes a discipline consequence and zone analysis of behavioral occurrences. Implications for future research are also discussed. (Contains 11 tables and 32 references.) (Author/SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (Montreal, Quebec, Canada, April 19-23, 1999).