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ERIC Number: EJ660361
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0042-0859
Disciplinary Challenges: How Do Principals Address This Dilemma?
Mukuria, Gathogo
Urban Education, v37 n3 p432-52 May 2002
Compared how principals in predominantly African American, urban middle schools with high and low suspension rates differed in addressing disciplinary challenges. Data from observations, interviews, and document analysis indicated several factors contributing to lower suspension rates, including high parental involvement, structured environment, schoolwide discipline programs, and mutual respect among teachers and students. Conversely, schools with high suspension rates had ineffective use of these attributes. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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Language: English
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