Resources within Reason: Addressing Suspension and Expulsion
Resources within Reason is a free, bi-monthly, one-way listserv provided by the Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children (DEC). The November 2017 pdf archive provides links to various websites, articles, and videos that address suspension and expulsion.
Webinar: Let's Talk about Expulsion and Suspension and the Role of Quality Improvement
This session webinar provides a review of research that explores the dimensions of early childhood expulsions and suspensions, including knowledge of child development, addressing implicit bias, and responding to trauma and the needs of children exposed to it. Also discussed is the role of quality improvement in decreasing and preventing expulsion supplemented by a specific example from the state of Arkansas.
Suspensions Are Not Support: The disciplining of Preschoolers With Disabilities
This report presents an analysis highlighting the prevalence of suspensions and expulsions among young children ages 3 to 5 attending early childhood programs. It also provides background on these exclusionary disciplinary practices; presents analysis of recent nationally representative data; and explains the consequences of expulsions and suspensions for all children, specifically children with disabilities and provides recommendations to ensure that all young children—particularly those with disabilities—reap the full benefits of early learning.
Compendium of School Discipline Laws and Regulations
This Compendium provides information on school discipline laws and administrative regulations and is designed to help state and local policymakers, as well as school-level personnel and other education stakeholders, better understand the current school discipline practices in our country.
Directory of Federal School Climate and Discipline Resources( PDF; 1.4MB; 77pp.)
The U.S. Department of Education has developed this directory of pre-k–12 school climate and discipline resources, including those developed by technical assistance centers funded by federal agencies. The directory includes titles, electronic links, descriptions, and other relevant information for a range of resources related to research and monitoring, training products and tools, technical assistance centers, federal policy and guidance, and federal initiatives related to school discipline and school climate.
Meet Charlie—A Young Child Expelled in Preschool
Claire Lerner, Senior Parenting Advisor at ZERO TO THREE, shares Charlie's story about preschool expulsion at the "What's Behind Preschool Expulsion" Congressional briefing, held on June 11, 2015.