ERIC Number: ED466059
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Apr
Describing and Documenting School Discipline. Proceedings Document (Alexandria, Virginia, December 3-5, 2001).
This document presents the proceedings of a December 2001 policy forum of the National Association of State Directors of Special Education on describing and documenting school discipline. Included are summaries of the following presentations: "Opening Remarks" (Lou Danielson); "OSEP Data on School Discipline" (Elaine Carlson and Judy Holt); "Discipline Data Requirements for the Biennial Performance Reports" (Rex Shipp); "Safe and Drug-Free Schools Data" (Deborah Rudy); "The GAO Report on Discipline" (Joy Markowitz); and "State and Local Discipline Data Collection" (Tim Lewis). Also provided are summaries of discussion organized around the following themes: (1) reasons for discipline data inaccuracies; (2) discipline data limitations; (3) other challenges related to discipline data; and (4) suggestions for improving the discipline data (organized around suggestions for the short term and suggestions for the long term). Appended are the participant list, the forum agenda, and a reporting form. (DB)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Compliance (Legal), Data Collection, Discipline, Discipline Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Recordkeeping
National Association of State Directors of Special Education, 1800 Diagonal Rd., Suite 320, Alexandria, VA 22314. For full text: http://www.nasdse.org/forum.htm.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Alexandria, VA.