Media Roundup: UCLA’s ‘Out of School & Off Track’ Gains Media Interest in Restorative Justice Practices

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UCLA’s Monday release of their report Out of School & Off Track: The Overuse of Suspensions in American Middle and High Schools gained a lot of of media attention throughout the digital, print and televised world. This cross-section of media, both locally and nationally, is an exciting indication of a widespread desire to examine the way punitive discipline practices significantly effects students (especially students of color and other historically disadvantaged groups) and look  towards restorative justice alternatives.

Print and Blog

Education Weekly
New Analysis Bolsters Case Against Suspension, Researchers Say
April 8, 2013
Nirvi Shah

The Commercial Appeal
Memphis City Schools’ ranking in national study reveals disparity in suspensions
April 8, 2013
Michael Kelley

Yahoo
1 in 9 middle and high schoolers suspended during school year
April 8, 2013
Liz Goodwin

Edsource.org
Report find large jump in suspensions after students enter middle school
By Susan Frey
April 8th, 2013

FixSchoolDicipline.org
New Report: Out of School & Off Track: The Overuse of Suspensions in American Middle and High Schools
April 8, 2013

Huffington Post
School ‘Discipline Gap’ Explodes As 1 In 4 Black Students Suspended, Report Finds
April 9, 2013
Joy Resmovits

Huffington Post
With Thousands of Schools Curbing Suspensions, There’s No Excuse for the Growing Discipline Gap
April 9, 2013
Jane Ellen Stevens

The Root
April 9, 2013
Study: 1 in 4 Black Students Suspended
Jenee Desmond-Harris

The Center for Public Integrity
New report highlights disproportionate school discipline for minorities
April 9, 2013
Susan Ferriss

Oakland Local
Growing use of student suspensions nationwide is a civil rights problem, national report says
April 9, 2013
Barbara Grady

Television

PBS in San Diego
Some SD Schools Shy Away From Suspensions
April 8, 2013
Kyla Calvert

Press TV
One in nine middle and high schoolers suspended during school year
April 8, 2013

Radio

Southern California Public Radio
UCLA report: Public school suspension policies do more harm than good
April 8, 2013
Adolfo Guzman

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