Obama administration seeks to end disparities in how discipline is meted out


[caption id="attachment_137611" align="alignleft" width="150"]holder-classroom-discipline Attorney General Eric Holder said the problem often stems from well intentioned “zero-tolerance” policies that too often inject the criminal justice system into the resolution of problems.[/caption]

The Obama administration has issued new recommendations on classroom discipline that seek to end the apparent disparities in how students of different races are punished for violating school rules.

The guidelines are likely to affect school IT departments or those who handle data collection and analysis, as they encourage schools...

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