Zero Tolerance for School Violence
Date: 3/10/2000

. . . on Feb. 29 by another 6-year-old -- left little doubt that zero-tolerance policies will remain in force. Go to top Overview On a school bus last . . .

Topics: Crime and Law Enforcement, Diversity Issues, Elementary and Secondary Education

School Discipline
Date: 5/9/2014

. . . Washington Post/Jahi Chikwendiu) Two decades after the nation's schools began adopting zero-tolerance discipline policies to curb violence, drug use and gun threats, reform efforts . . .

Topics: Diversity Issues, Education Policy, Teenagers

Teen Drug Use
Date: 6/3/2011

. . . Marin County, Calif., north of San Francisco, zero tolerance led to the three-day suspensions ordered for 28 Drake High School students accused of using drugs (and . . .

Topics: Marijuana Legalization, Substance Abuse

Reforming Juvenile Justice
Date: 9/11/2015

. . . enforcement on 1990s-era “zero tolerance” policies in dealing with juvenile delinquency. Footnote 7 Experts cite similar reasons for the drop in juvenile detentions, and . . .

Topics: Crime and Law Enforcement, Criminal Law Procedure and Due Process, Juvenile Justice

Changing Demographics
Date: 11/16/2012

. . . a revolutionary bill,” President Johnson said at the time. “It does not affect the lives of millions…. It will not reshape the structure . . .

Topics: Census

Religious Freedom
Date: 1/1/2016

. . . as evangelical Protestants, for instance, now say homosexuality should be accepted by society,” Pew reported. Footnote 79 Messiah College's Fea sees further signs . . .

Topics: Domestic Issues, Religious Freedom, Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Workplace Sexual Harassment
Date: 10/27/2017

. . . owner of PGHR Consulting, a human resources consulting firm in Pittsburgh, “but the reality is … it's more of a company cultural issue.” Hartman, . . .

Topics: Equal Employment Opportunity & Discrimination, General Employment and Labor, Women in the Workplace

Crisis in the Catholic Church
Date: 1/2011

. . . rule, arguing that it deprived the suspected priest of his legal rights. But by now John Paul was convinced that urgent action was needed . . .

Women in Prison
Date: 3/3/2017

. . . of arrests grew from 20 percent in 1992 to 29 percent in 2012, and their share of detentions rose in that period from 15 . . .

Topics: Crime and Law Enforcement, Domestic Issues, Women's Health Issues

Restorative Justice
Date: 2/5/2016

. . . schools to end harsh zero-tolerance policies, implemented in the late 1990s after a rash of school shootings. The administration said the policies disproportionately target . . .

Topics: Crime and Law Enforcement, Domestic Issues, Students and Social Life

Anti-Semitism
Date: 5/12/2017

. . . incidents had reached a record high last year. Footnote 102 BDS Movement Local and national governments worldwide are writing legislation and Jewish groups are . . .

Topics: Civil Rights and Civil Liberty Issues, Global Issues, Regional Political Affairs: Europe

Guns on Campus
Date: 1/27/2017

. . . particularly violent time at colleges and universities as well as at lower-level schools and across the nation in general. Gun-control advocates and their opponents, . . .

Topics: Crime and Law Enforcement, Gun Control, Undergraduate and Graduate Education

Europe's Immigration Turmoil
Date: 12/2010

. . . countries traditionally known for their tolerance — Sweden and the Netherlands. And while Swedish and Austrian mainstream parties so far have resisted including . . .

‘Alt-Right’ Movement
Date: 3/17/2017

. . . the moving force behind some hardline actions that the Trump administration has taken against undocumented immigrants, refugees and travelers from several majority Muslim . . .

Topics: Freedom of Speech and Press, Internet and Social Media, Race and Hate Crimes

Gun Control
Date: 3/8/2013

. . . stand-alone provision and Republicans will filibuster and it will be almost impossible for Democrats to get 60 votes,” said Darrell West, director of . . .

Topics: Gun Control

Preventing Hazing
Date: 2/8/2013

. . . shreds by ground fire as you parachute to Earth, the pinning ceremony is quite civilized.” Footnote 31 Go to top Current Situation Military Crackdown Hazing is under . . .

Topics: Bullying, Students and Social Life

Charter Schools
Date: 3/10/2017

. . . of schools, which have zero-tolerance policies for misbehavior. Last June, then-Secretary of Education John King suggested some charters should rethink their approaches to discipline . . .

Topics: Cost of Education and School Funding, Diversity Issues, Regulation and Deregulation

Girls' Rights
Date: 4/17/2015

. . . on the Rights of the Child,” UNICEF, http://tinyurl.com/pdca495. [84] “The International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo,” United Nations Population Fund, http://tinyurl.com/lgxeuys. Footnote: 84. “The International . . .

Topics: Global Issues, Population Control, Women's Health Issues

European Unrest
Date: 1/9/2015

. . . the future of multicultural tolerance, democracy and economic liberalism in Europe. Brent Hartley, deputy assistant secretary of State for European and Eurasian affairs, told . . .

Topics: Currency, Economic Analyses, Forecasts, and Statistics, Economic Development

Youth Violence
Date: 3/5/2010

. . . in urban areas, where there are more minority youth.” And once minority youths get a police record, she says, “they're more likely to get . . .

Topics: Juvenile Justice

Medical Marijuana
Date: 7/21/2017

. . . to dispensary staff for help figuring out which marijuana strains and products to try and how often to consume them. But while most . . .

Topics: Alternative Medicine, Consumer Behavior, Consumer Protection and Product Liability

Sports and Sexual Assault
Date: 4/28/2017

. . . the AFCA. Some college football programs have had their players sign pledges against sexual violence in which they vow to monitor themselves and others. Berry . . .

Topics: Crime and Law Enforcement, Sports and Recreation, Students and Social Life

High-Tech Policing
Date: 4/21/2017

. . . shift's end, and the department is investigating why it's being ignored. Footnote 30 But while body-camera footage can supplement witness accounts, the cameras . . .

Topics: Civil Rights and Civil Liberty Issues, Consumer Behavior, Consumer Protection and Product Liability

Treating Alzheimer's Disease
Date: 7/24/2015

. . . time constraints and fear of emotional reactions. Knapton, Sarah , “15-year-old schoolboy develops test for Alzheimer's disease,” The Telegraph, July 13, 2015, . . .

Topics: Alternative Medicine, Economic Crises, Elderly Health Issues

Race and Education
Date: 9/5/2014

. . . in Little Rock in 1957, President Dwight D. Eisenhower deployed federal troops to protect nine African-American students from an angry white crowd as . . .

Topics: Diversity Issues, Education Policy, Private Schools and Home Schooling

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