July 23, 2019

Betsy DeVos: Dept. Of Ed To Review Obama-Era School Discipline Reform Policy.

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos told CBS’s “60 Minutes” Sunday Night that the Obama-era school discipline reform policy is now under review. “We are studying that rule. We need to ensure that all students have an opportunity to learn in a safe and nurturing environment. And all students means all students,” DeVos told host Lesley […]

Marco Rubio Urges Revision of Obama-Era School Discipline Policy that Discourages Reporting Student Threats.

Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio is urging the Trump administration’s Departments of Justice and Education to revise the Obama-era school discipline policy that discourages school districts from reporting threats to law enforcement in the name of social justice for minority students. Rubio writes in the wake of the Parkland, Florida, shooting rampage by former Marjory […]

How Obama school discipline guidelines allowed school shooter to buy gun despite troubling past.

Lenient school discipline policies implemented by the Obama administration allowed the Parkland, Florida, school shooter to maintain a clean record that allowed him to purchase the gun he used to kill 17 people, a report by RealClearInvestigations shows. ‘Restorative justice’ The lenient discipline policies stem from an effort to reduce overall numbers and racial disparities […]

Teacher Coalition Seeks to End Obama School Discipline Policy: ‘A Lot of Fear in Schools’

The school discipline policy that may have allowed Nikolas Cruz to escape arrest by Broward County law enforcement and ultimately purchase the firearm he used to kill 17 people is in effect in over 50 school districts across the country. “He probably wouldn’t have been able to buy the murder weapon if the school had […]

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