With Bristol teachers increasingly voicing concerns about student discipline, several new developments have occurred. The first is at the state level, where legislation that passed overwhelmingly in the last legislative session to address classroom safety and discipline, but vetoed by Governor Malloy, will be revised and re-introduced next month when the Connecticut Legislature convenes.

The second was news today at the Federal level, where guidelines issued in 2014 will be rescinded to allow districts more discretion in enacting discipline.

Here are the articles:

The full report from the Federal Commission on School Safety (180 page PDF)

NPR

NBC

City Journal – Excellent article discussing discipline and race.

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