Multiple Responses, Promising Results: Evidence-Based, Nonpunitive Alternatives To Zero Tolerance

Multiple Responses, Promising Results: Evidence-Based, Nonpunitive Alternatives To Zero Tolerance

Research brief by Child Trends that finds that zero tolerance school discipline policies have not been proven effective by research and may have negative effects, making students more likely to drop out and less likely to graduate on time. Instead, the brief recommends the use of nonpunitive disciplinary action, such as behavior interventions, social skills classes, and character education.

  • Format: pdf
  • Publisher: Child Trends
  • Author: Christopher Boccanfuso, Megan Kuhfeld
  • Resource Release Date: 01/01/2011
  • Topics: Administrator Resources, Article Abstracts, and Violence Prevention
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