school discipline

What does Betsy DeVos think about the discipline of students in the early grades? Does she think that disruptive students should be suspended or expelled? Does she believe that the “Zero Tolerance” law should apply to misbehavior or disruptive behavior in the classroom? Should parents of students who appear to have attention deficit disorder be advised to seek drug treatment or some type of electroshock therapy? Does Betsy DeVos have investments in drugs that include amphetamines? Does she have investments read more…

Posted: January 24, 2017 in: Child Literacy, Preschool, school discipline

Each state defines their zero tolerance policies. Sometimes, these policies may be  enforced by police officers employed as school resource officers or SROs.  SRO’s are paid for by the federal government.  They supposedly enforce Federal Gun Free School Act that was signed into law by President Clinton in 1994. It’s purpose was to mandate that states design their own zero tolerance policies to make schools safer. This law focussed on punishing students who brought weapons and drugs into schools. In certain states, SRO’s read more…

Posted: October 23, 2016 in: school discipline

Selling more people more guns does not curb gun violence. In the U.S. over all, about 2500 children die from gunshot violence annually. U.S. children and teens are 17 times more likely to die from a gun shot than children in 25 other high-income countries combined according to the Children’s Defense Fund. In 2012 12,253 adults died from gunshot homicides. Many more adults committed suicide or suffered accidental deaths by gunshots, and also there were non-fatal gunshot crimes. How can we curb U. S. gun read more…

Posted: October 13, 2016 in: school discipline, Uncategorized


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