Latest Expulsion Stories

2012-04-16 09:59:33

An Indiana University study presented on Friday at the American Educational Research Association meeting in Vancouver shows that race continues to be an important factor in determining who receives out-of-school suspension and expulsion, and that racial disparities in school discipline are most likely due more to school characteristics than to the characteristics of behaviors or students. Russ Skiba, professor in counseling and educational psychology at the Indiana University School of...

2008-07-23 12:01:06

By Brian McCready, New Haven Register, Conn. Jul. 23--MILFORD -- Twenty-seven students were expelled from city schools last year, a number top administrators say is in on par with previous years, but officials say they are concerned by the growing number of middle school students being expelled. While Milford officials worry about the rise in middle school students behaving in an inappropriate manner, state Department of Education spokesman Thomas Murphy said there is a growing trend...

2008-07-12 18:00:22

ACADEMIES expel twice as many pupils as other State secondary schools. England's academies had an average permanent exclusion rate of 0.47% last year, compared with 0.22% at other schools. As there are only 47 academies in the country, the number of exclusions was low, at 190, whereas 7,520 students were expelled by all State secondary schools. Academies are semi-independent of the State system, with more freedoms to design courses. Many are backed by investment from wealthy business...

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