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Handbook for Public School Students in Florida from the ACLU of Florida.
ACLU of Florida
“Summary Findings and Strategic Solutions for Overage, Under-Credited Youth,” The New York City Department of Education, Office of Multiple Pathways to Graduation (2006).
The New York City Department of Education, Office of Multiple Pathways to Graduation
“Improving Academic Engagement through Systematic, Function-Based Intervention,” Education and Treatment of Children, Vol. 29, No. 4 (2006).
Education and Treatment of Children
“A Blueprint for Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support: Implementation of Three Components,” Council for Exceptional Children, Vol. 68, No. 3 (2002).
Council for Exceptional Children
"School where pupils select staff," BBC News (Wednesday, March 8, 2006).
"Hatred in the Hallways: Violence and Discrimination Against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Students in U.S. Schools," Human Rights Watch (2001).
Human Rights Watch
“Elementary School Years: A Replication Study of the Check & Connect Model,” Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, Vol. 9, Issue 3, Pgs. 279-301 (July 2004).
Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk
Rutherford, Robert B., et al., "Youth with Disabilities in the Correctional System: Prevalence Rates and Identification Issues," Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice (July 2002
Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice
“Arrested Development: Students with Disabilities and School Referrals to Law Enforcement in Pennsylvania,” Pennsylvania Protection & Advocacy (2004).
Pennsylvania Protection & Advocacy
“Discipline, Disability and Race: Disproportionality in Indiana Schools,” Education Policy Brief, Center for Evaluation and Education Policy, Vol. 4, No. 10 (Fall 2006).
Education Policy Brief, Center for Evaluation and Education Policy
“Closing the Aspirations-Attainment Gap: Implications for High School Reform, A Commentary from Chicago,” School of Social Service Administration and The Consortium on Chicago School Research, The University of Chicago (April 2006).
School of Social Service Administration and The Consortium on Chicago School Research, The University of Chicago
"Schools for Disruptive Students: A Questionable Alternative?" Appalachia Educational Laboratory, Inc (1998).
Appalachia Educational Laboratory, Inc
"Disciplinary Alternative Education Programs," pp. 47-69, in Discipline, Achievement, & Race: Is Zero Tolerance the Answer? (2006).
Discipline, Achievement, & Race: Is Zero Tolerance the Answer?
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