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Race and Racial Discipline Disparities in Schools

The Discipline Disparities Research to Practice Collaborative, supported by The Atlantic Philanthropies and Open Society Foundations, has published an issue brief — You Can’t Fix What You Don’t Look At: Acknowledging Race in Addressing Racial Discipline Disparities by Prudence Carter, … Continue reading

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Resources for LGBT Youth and Schools

The American Civil Liberties Union has gathered together many web resources and publications for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LBGT) youth and school systems to aid in ensuring that school is “a safer, more welcoming place.”  There are a variety … Continue reading

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Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings

The Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings (CEEAS) is focused on helping alternative schools, both in the community and in locked facilities, “implement transformational, student-focused practices designed to significantly improve the life chances of the students they serve.”  In July, … Continue reading

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Where Do Indiana Children Rank Nationally in 2014?

The Annie E. Casey Foundation has released the 2014 Kids Count Data Book, which includes individual state profiles.  Looking at the Indiana profile, Indiana ranks 27 overall.   Highlights (or lowlights) include: In 2012, 22% or 350,000 children were living … Continue reading

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School-Based Diversion for Youth with Mental Health Needs Webinar

On May 29, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. EST, a school-based diversion program for mentally ill youth from Connecticut, developed with the support of the MacArthur Foundations Models for Change Initiative, will be highlighted during a webinar.  Topics will include: (1) … Continue reading

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IDOE and Indiana Afterschool Network Conference

So many of our children in the juvenile justice system struggle to succeed academically and obtain a diploma or GED.  The Indiana Department of Education and the Indiana Afterschool Network are hosting the Indiana Summit on Out-of-School Learning on March … Continue reading

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School Discipline — New U.S. Dept. of Education Guide

As the new legislative session begins, there will likely be yet more legislation introduced that would further empower schools to discipline students in ways that move the children from school disciplinary procedures to juvenile delinquency proceedings or just out onto … Continue reading

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