School Discipline -- an overview statement about discipline issues.
School Discipline Resources -- lots of useful links.
Big Racial Gap in Suspension of Middle School Students -- a 2010 report that documents the racial disparity in school suspension rates, raising serious questions about discipline policies and how they are implemented.
The Color of Discipline: Sources of Racial and Gender Disproportionality in School Punishment -- a 2000 study that presents evidence of racial and gender inequalities in school disciplinary practices in the U.S.
Zero Tolerance, Zero Evidence -- a critical analysis of zero tolerance and related disciplinary policies and practices.
Are Zero Tolerance Policies Effective in the Schools? -- a review of the research and recommendations for school practice -- a study conducted by a task force formed by the American Psychological Association.
Unintended Consequences: The Impact of Zero Tolerance -- a critical analysis of the effect of zero tolerance policies in Kentucky schools.
Beyond Zero Tolerance -- a good article that argues "schools don't need extreme policies to be safe and secure."
School Discipline: An Uneven Hand -- a recent study that reveals a "race-based discipline gap" in Seattle schools -- i.e., racial/racist patterns in discipline rates and practices.
An Examination of Racial Discrimination in U.S. Schools -- a valuable research report from March 2000 -- includes information about disiplinary policies, tracking, teachers/teaching, graduation rates, and more.
Building Safe and Responsive Schools -- lots of links, studies, publications, information about model programs, and more.
Conflict Resolution/Peer Mediation Project -- "a program designed to help students learn interpersonal skills important for the development of prosocial behaviors and constructive conflict management."
Bullying -- good resources about the problem and model programs addressing it.
Bullying Prevention -- good program ideas from the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence.
Success in Student Achievement and School Discipline at Northern Elementary School -- a study that shows: 1) the connection between disciplinary policies and the achievement gap, and 2) how one school changed from one of the worst schools in its county to one of the best, as a result of changes in its approach to discipline and its treatment of youth.
Alternatives to Expulsion -- a good resource site about zero tolerance and expulsion policies.
Behavior Advisor -- lots of different strategies/ideas for managing student behavior and promoting conflict resolution.
School Discipline Issues and Practices -- a number of good sources.
Classroom Discipline Techniques and Resources -- links to many articles about issues of discipline -- includes articles on praise and positive reinforcement.
What Works: Five Promising Discipline and Violence Prevention Programs -- a good article.
Discipline as a New Teacher -- a resource aimed at new teachers -- includes lots of links.
Links to Classroom Management Sites -- offers lots of good links including ones that address working effectively with ADD/ADHD students.
Classroom Management Ideas and Examples -- specific techniques offered by teachers.
Classroom Management -- numerous links with many classroom management ideas.
ProTeacher Website -- provides lots of ideas for classroom management.
American Federation of Teachers on School Discipline and Related Issues -- a number of articles offered by this teacher's union.
Guidance for Effective Discipline -- an article by the American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health -- written for parents, caregivers, and teachers.
The "You Can Handle It All" Web Site -- a general resource on many topics related to discipline -- presents a database of over 100 "misbehaviors" and possible solutions.