classroom discipline http://kplu.org en Expelled Wash. Students Will Have To Meet With Teachers, Parents Before Returning To School http://kplu.org/post/expelled-wash-students-will-have-meet-teachers-parents-returning-school <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/147643001&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>Parents and teachers of a student who's been expelled from a Washington school will likely have to meet together before the student is allowed to attend classes again, according to <a href="http://apps.leg.wa.gov/documents/laws/wsr/2014/07/14-07-029.htm">new state rules up for public review Monday</a>.</p><p>"You would think it was happening before, but it absolutely wasn't happening before," said Linda Mangel, education policy director for the ACLU of Washington, who noted the new guideline comes as part of <a href="http://apps.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/summary.aspx?bill=5946">a change in state law</a>.</p><p> Fri, 02 May 2014 23:43:30 +0000 Kyle Stokes 16377 at http://kplu.org Expelled Wash. Students Will Have To Meet With Teachers, Parents Before Returning To School Gov't Offers New Guideline For Classroom Discipline To Address Racial Disparity http://kplu.org/post/govt-offers-new-guideline-classroom-discipline-address-racial-disparity <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Obama administration has issued new recommendations on classroom&nbsp;discipline&nbsp;that seek to end the apparent disparities in how students of different races are&nbsp;disciplined&nbsp;for breaking school rules.</span></p><p>Government civil rights data show that black students without disabilities are more than three times as likely as whites to be expelled or suspended. Critics say that creates a "school-to-prison" pipeline because many students enter the criminal justice system for violations.</p><p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 23:41:02 +0000 Florangela Davila & The Associated Press 12401 at http://kplu.org Gov't Offers New Guideline For Classroom Discipline To Address Racial Disparity