January 09, 2014 Practice Points

U.S. Department of Education & DOJ Release School Discipline Guidance

By Marlene Sallo

The U.S. Department of Education (ED), in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), has released a school discipline guidance package that will assist states, districts, and schools in developing practices and strategies to enhance school climate, and ensure those policies and practices comply with federal law. 

Keywords: litigation, children's rights, U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Justice, school discipline

Marlene Sallo is a CRLC working group member in Washington, D.C.


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