“Schools to Explore Alternative Discipline at Conference at Hostos”

In the article, Schools to explore alternative discipline at conference at Hostos, Bill Egbert writes, "An upcoming youth conference aims to expand the city Department of Education‘s toolbox for keeping order in classrooms. Student advocates say that too many kids are getting nailed with unnecessary suspensions and heavy-handed police tactics because the city’s ‘zero tolerance’ policies block administrators from trying more innovative responses proven to work in other large school systems."