Articles: Security

K12 Groups Protect Open Membership Policies

Group hopes to uphold the right of a public school to deny recognition to a student organization that does not comply with the school's open membership policies.

Blending Character Education with Curriculum

Students' performance is enhanced when setting personal goals is integrated into a seventh-grade mathematics curriculum.

Positive Thoughts Improve Academics

A new study supports the philosophy that social and emotional learning improves student achievement and social behavior.

Get-Tough Policies Put Students on Path Toward Prison

Undue punitive policies are driving students down a path toward prison, according to a study from the Advancement Project.

New Legislation Restrains Discipline in the Classroom

The Preventing Harmful Restraint and Seclusion in Schools Act will set national standards for the practices of controlling disruptive students.

Discipline Gets the Boot

While zero-tolerance policies come into question, urban districts are trying alternatives—and seeing considerable success.

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