Debating Issues In American Education: School Discipline And Safety, 1st Edition

  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1452266700
  • ISBN-13: 9781452266701
  • DDC: 371.5
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 304 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released September 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Provides views on multiple sides of curriculum and instruction issues in America's schools and offers more in-depth resources for further exploration. Explores such varied issues as child abuse reporting, corporal punishment, student uniforms, and zero tolerance policies.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Editors-In-Chief.
About the Volume Editors.
About the Contributors.
1: Should All Public Schools Adopt Dress Code Policies that Focus on Student Safety?.
2: Are Zero Tolerance Policies Acceptable with Respect to Drugs, Alcohol, Weapons, where Student Safety is Concerned?.
3: Should Zero Tolerance Policies be Abolished because Students of Color are Overrepresented when Schools Adopt Such Policies?.
4: Should Educators be Liable for Failing to Stop Bullying in Classrooms?.
5: Should Educators have Legal Obligations with Respect to the Prevention of Student Suicide?.
6: Must Teachers Report All Suspicions of Child Abuse and Neglect?.
7: Should Corporal Punishment in Public Schools be Abolished?.
8: Should there be a Distinction Between Academic Dishonesty and Student Conduct Violations?.
9: Should Teachers Incorporate Extrinsic Motivators in Classroom Management Plans?.
10: Should School Resource Officers Function Strictly as Law Enforcement Officers?.
11: Are State and Federal Teacher Protection Acts Needed to Protect Teachers from Litigation Concerning Student Discipline?.
12: In Loco Parentis: Should Teachers Take the Place of Parents in All School Disciplinary Matters?.
13: Are Existing Controls Sufficient to Prevent the Overuse and Abuse of Seclusion and Physical Restraint in the Discipline of Students with Disabilities?.
14: Are Positive Behavioral Interventions Effective at Reducing Misbehavior in Students with Behavioral Disorders?.
15: Should Teachers have More Training in the Identification and Treatment of Maladaptive Internalizing Behaviors?.