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ERIC Number: ED538250
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Dec-5
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
Alternatives to Suspension. Research Brief
Walker, Karen
Education Partnerships, Inc.
Suspension from school is directly related to student learning. When students are suspended from school they are deprived of instructional time. Often the students that are suspended most frequently are those behind academically. Principals have worked with their staff to identify several alternatives to school suspension. First and foremost, is the importance of a clear discipline code that supports positive student behavior. It is also important to be proactive rather than reactive and to build capacity for appropriate student behavior. (Contains 16 online resources.)
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Education Partnerships, Inc. (EPI)