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Title:
Zero tolerance policies in schools
Author:
Becker, Peggy Daniels.
Publication Information:
Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
155 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Looks at zero tolerance policies in U.S. public schools, authors debate the effectiveness and fairness of such policies.
Language:
English
Contents:
Strict student discipline is necessary to make schools safer / Public Agenda -- Weak disciplinary polices endanger students and inhibit learning / Marc A. Epstein -- Zero tolerance policies are not effective / Russell Skiba -- Zero tolerance policies have produced mixed results / Tim Grant -- Zero tolerance policies are unfair / Susan Black -- Zero tolerance policies can be made fair / David L. Stader -- Zero tolerance policies harm students / Whitney Joiner -- Zero tolerance policies violate students' right to privacy / Elisabeth Frost -- Zero tolerance policies treat students as criminals / Advancement Project -- Zero tolerance policies target minority students / Annette Fuentes -- Zero tolerance policies harm teachers / Ron Isaac -- Zero tolerance policies create risks for schools / Dave Lenkus -- Zero tolerance policies create controversy / Russell Skiba et al. -- Zero tolerance policies are losing support from schools and government / Kavan Peterson.
Reading Level:
012-015.
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Electronic Access:
Table of contents only
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0819/2008022300.html
ISBN:
9780737741896
Format :
Book