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A New Model of School Discipline: Engaging Students and Preventing Behavior Problems

David R. Dupper

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195378078
eISBN:
9780199777426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378078.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Mounting evidence shows that zero-tolerance policies, suspensions, and restrictive security policies fail to improve school safety and student behaviors, and are linked with increased risk of ... More


Impact of Truancy

Lynn Bye, Michelle E. Alvarez, Janet Haynes, and Cindy E. Sweigart

in Truancy Prevention and Intervention: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398496
eISBN:
9780199777402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398496.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Truancy negatively impacts students in several ways. Students who are truant are more likely to fall behind academically, drop out of school, use drugs and alcohol, and be involved with the criminal ... More


Improving Learning Environments: School Discipline and Student Achievement in Comparative Perspective

Richard Arum and Melissa Velez (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778039
eISBN:
9780804781688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778039.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book provides the first systematic comparative cross-national study of school disciplinary climates. In it, leading international social science researchers explore nine national case studies to ... More


Class and Racial Differences in U.S. School Disciplinary Environments

Richard Arum and Melissa Velez

in Improving Learning Environments: School Discipline and Student Achievement in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778039
eISBN:
9780804781688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778039.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the moderately high levels of victimization in schools reported by students in the United States. For American students, school climate measures are strongly associated with ... More


School Discipline and Achievement in Israel

Yossi Shavit and Carmel Blank

in Improving Learning Environments: School Discipline and Student Achievement in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778039
eISBN:
9780804781688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778039.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter shows a strong, significant association between a school's disciplinary climate and student achievement in Israel. Test scores are negatively associated with principals' reports of ... More


School Discipline, Student Achievement, and Social Inequality

Richard Arum, Karly Ford, and Melissa Velez

in Improving Learning Environments: School Discipline and Student Achievement in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778039
eISBN:
9780804781688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778039.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter introduces the main themes of the book, and provides a background on the research framework and comparative methodology of the studies. The book provides a systematic comparative ... More


School Disciplinary Climate and Consequences for Student Achievement in South Korea

Hyunjoon Park

in Improving Learning Environments: School Discipline and Student Achievement in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778039
eISBN:
9780804781688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778039.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter shows South Korea's high levels of student academic performance and relatively orderly school disciplinary climates. The orderly disciplinary climates in Korean schools are often ... More


A New Regime

Nicole L. Bracy

in Homeroom Security: School Discipline in an Age of Fear

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748206
eISBN:
9780814749203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748206.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses the changes in school discipline that have taken place recently, as well as competing explanations for these trends, focusing on recorded levels of school crime across the ... More


Unequal Discipline

Aaron Kupchik

in Homeroom Security: School Discipline in an Age of Fear

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748206
eISBN:
9780814749203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748206.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter argues that the prevailing notion of schools reproducing social inequalities is partly true, but somewhat of an oversimplification with regard to school punishment. Race/ethnicity, ... More


Protecting Our Children: Discipline Practices at School

Aaron Kupchik

in Homeroom Security: School Discipline in an Age of Fear

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748206
eISBN:
9780814749203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748206.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the four high schools, in two states, that are the focus of this study. It discusses the communities in which these schools are located, the student demographics, school ... More


Teaching to the Rules

Aaron Kupchik

in Homeroom Security: School Discipline in an Age of Fear

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748206
eISBN:
9780814749203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748206.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter sketches out one of the important lessons about contemporary school discipline: that the current emphasis on rules and punishments eclipses other school goals, often including even ... More


Old Poison in New Bottles: How the Color of Mind Thrives in Schools and Affects Achievement

Derrick Darby and John L. Rury

in The Color of Mind: Why the Origins of the Achievement Gap Matter for Justice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226525211
eISBN:
9780226525495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226525495.003.0008
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter details how the Color of Mind thrives in schools today with three sorting practices: tracking, school discipline, and special education placement. In addition to supplying a historical ... More


Undereducated and Overcriminalized in New Orleans

Lizbet Simmons

in Prison School: Educational Inequality and School Discipline in the Age of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520281455
eISBN:
9780520293144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281455.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter looks closely at New Orleans to show how punitive school disciplinary measures endorse the War on Crime, compounding the academic problems of African American students within the city's ... More


Introduction: Too Much Discipline

Aaron Kupchik

in Homeroom Security: School Discipline in an Age of Fear

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748206
eISBN:
9780814749203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748206.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This introductory chapter argues that much of the new homeroom security prevalent in schools today is a response to fear and general insecurities rather than careful, evidence-based deliberation. ... More


Why We Sort Kids in School

Derrick Darby and John L. Rury

in The Color of Mind: Why the Origins of the Achievement Gap Matter for Justice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226525211
eISBN:
9780226525495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226525495.003.0009
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter reviews competing explanations of why we sort kids in school. While there is evidence that race plays a role in this, we need not settle upon an explanation to see the injustice inherent ... More


Homeroom Security: School Discipline in an Age of Fear

Aaron Kupchik

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748206
eISBN:
9780814749203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748206.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Police officers, armed security guards, surveillance cameras, and metal detectors are common features of the disturbing new landscape at many of today's high schools. You will also find new and ... More


Breaking the School-to-Prison Pipeline: New Models for School Discipline and Community Accountable Schools

Kaitlin Banner

in A New Juvenile Justice System: Total Reform for a Broken System

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479898800
eISBN:
9781479800308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479898800.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the school-to-prison pipeline, arguing for juvenile justice system that do not receive youth from schools. Much like the foster youth and kids with mental health issues, kids ... More


Conclusion

Lizbet Simmons

in Prison School: Educational Inequality and School Discipline in the Age of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520281455
eISBN:
9780520293144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281455.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This concluding chapter revisits the push-pull factors of punitive schools and reviews their role in expanding dependency and correctional vulnerability. It first discusses the politics of ... More


Looking Beyond the Individual Child: What Schools Can Do

Cynthia Hudley

in You Did That on Purpose: Understanding and Changing Children's Aggression

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110852
eISBN:
9780300151756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110852.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines how schools can reduce aggression and maintain peaceful environments. Suggestions include a curricular emphasis on nonviolence, awards for “peaceful” students, and an ... More


Epilogue

Aaron Kupchik

in Homeroom Security: School Discipline in an Age of Fear

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748206
eISBN:
9780814749203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748206.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This epilogue expresses optimism that the conditions of school discipline may be improving. In particular, the author has remained in contact with Unionville High and Centerville High and has ... More


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