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Hello, I am from Spain, and in my school the punishments are:
In the second half of the twentieth century, healthcare professionals and educators helped to transform school discipline history: they became more informed about how student misbehavior may be connected to physiological or psychological problems, like attention deficit disorder, hyperactivity, or emotional disturbance. Changes in the family unit, increase in the Hollywood celebration of violence, and effects of illegal drug use also affected students' ability and willingness to learn in school. Moreover, in the 1990s and 2000s, juveniles committed serious felonies on school property, some of which temporarily turned schools into war zones. Reactions to these events caused many people to advocate for a return to more stringent controls of students, which in some circles acquired to the label, zero tolerance.
Click here to see how we won school discipline reform in Massachusetts (Schott Foundation for Public Education, 2014)
Jason Riley is right to criticize civil-rights activists for insisting that racial differences in suspension rates must be the result of racism, rather ...