Articles: Student Conduct

Closing the school-to-prison pipeline

Districts innovate around behavior as zero-tolerance discipline falls into disfavor

Districts ban e-cigarettes in schools

Between 2011 and 2012, the percentage of high school students who reported using an e-cigarette rose from roughly 5 percent to 10 percent

Can see-through backpacks prevent school violence?

In 2010-11, 21 students died violent deaths in schools, and among 15-to-18-year-olds, 14 out of every 1,000 students were victims of violence

More states allowing armed school staff

There were 28 shootings in K12 schools and 16 on college campuses between December 2012 and February 2014

Squelching school fights

Added awareness, training and practice protect staff and students from violence

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