News and Events: Discipline Disparities

Supportive School Discipline Webinar on Resources School-Justice Partners Can Use to Improve School Discipline

The U.S. Departments of Justice, Education, and Health and Human Services will host this webinar on resources that support effective data collection and analysis, the sharing of student-level information, products and tools that can support jurisdictions' efforts, and opportunities for training and technical assistance. 

 

More School Police Wear Body Cameras to Track Interactions With Students

Education Week

Recording police interactions heightens transparency, strengthening the public's trust in agencies in instances where cameras observe proper police behavior, and providing accountability and evidence when officers behave poorly, advocates for the devices say. And this is particularly true when officers perform most of their duties away from official vehicles, which are typically equipped with dash cams.

Closer to Home: An Analysis of the State and Local Impact of the Texas Juvenile Justice Reforms

Council of State Governments Justice Center

This report examines the impact of extensive steps that policymakers took between 2007 and 2011 to reform the state’s juvenile justice system. The dataset used to conduct this study draws on more than 1.3 million individual case records assembled across databases maintained by three state agencies. 

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