The California Report: In Oakland, School Officials Tackle Rising Suspensions

A number of new education laws in California tackle a particularly alarming issue: the state’s schools now issue more suspensions to students than diplomas, especially to African-American students. Nowhere is that more apparent than in the Oakland Unified School District. But now, district officials are pinning their hopes on a new approach to student discipline, called “Restorative Justice.”

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The California Report: In Oakland, School Officials Tackle Rising Suspensions 5 January,2013ymartinez

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