The High Cost of Harsh Discipline and Its Disparate Impact
Celebrating 45 Years of IDEA
Join the Office of Special Education Programs and the U.S. Department of Education as we celebrate the 45th Anniversary of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act!
Author(s): Russell W. Rumberger, Daniel J. Losen
Organization: The Civil Rights Project
On June 2, 2016 the Center for Civil Rights Remedies along with UCLA released the report: The High Cost of Harsh Discipline and Its Disparate Impact. This report builds on research that demonstrates that excessive school suspensions fail to improve school learning environments or enhance academic achievement.